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Doing a Successful Research Project: Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods

£24.99

DOING A SUCCESSFUL RESEARCH PROJECT: USING QUALITATIVE OR QUANTITATIVE METHODS

PAPERBACK by Davies, Martin; Hughes, Nathan

£24.99

ISBN
9781137306425
IMPRINT
RED GLOBE PRESS
EDITION
2ND ED. 2014
PUBLISHER
MACMILLAN EDUCATION UK
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
288 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
11 MAR 2014

DESCRIPTION

This straightforward, student-friendly guide contains all the practical advice for successfully undertaking a research project, leading students through all the stages of the research process. The second edition of this no-nonsense textbook supports students in conducting their own research projects, whatever discipline they are from. Describing processes, tools and strategies in a simple, succinct way, it supports the reader carefully through the planning and design stages, to implementation, analysis and completion. Doing a Successful Research Project is suitable for an interdisciplinary audience all over the world. It is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking a research project or dissertation across the Social Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Education, Health and Business Studies. It can also be used as essential or complimentary reading on modules on Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Research Design.

CONTENTS

PART 1 PLANNING YOUR RESEARCH PROJECT.- 1. So you're going to do a research project.- 2. Let's make a start.- 3. Preparing for a successful research project.- 4. The principles of sampling.- 5. Carrying out your survey.- 6. Questionnaires.- 7. The art and science of survey interviewing.- 8. Analysing your survey data.- 9. Testing for statistical significance: into more complex territory.- 10. A quantitative researcher's briefing sheet.- PART 3 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH.- 11. Studying a small sample.- 12. Qualitative research interviewing.- 13. There is more to qualitative research than interviewing.- 14. Analysing qualitative data.- 15. A qualitative researcher's briefing sheet.- PART 4 THE LAST LAP.- 16. Writing your report.