The Practical Researcher

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Oktober 1998



The Practical Researcher by Dana S. Dunn translates the theory side of research methods into practice. Utilizing a hands on approach, Professor Dunn leads students through the process of developing and conducting research. In addition to learning about research theory, students learn the importance of reading, writing, and critiquing journal articles. As they work through the text, students are led to think beyond the given information and become critical consumers of the literature.The Practical Researcher, is both engaging and accessible. It includes step by step tables and figures in most chapters so that students can model examples for their own work. The importance of learning to write and to utilize the APA style of writing is emphasized throughout.


1. The Why and How of Psychological Research

2. Research Approaches and Generating Ideas

3. Writing: A First and Last Consideration

4. Reading and Using the Psychological Literature

5. Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Research

6. Experimental Research

7. Applied and Field Research

8. Analyzing and Displaying Data

9. Presenting Research

10. Closing Thoughts and Future Directions


A. Sample Student APA Style Paper (with annotation)

B. Statistical Analysis

C. Statistical Tools

D. Professional Issues: Presenting Yourself




Dana S. Dunn is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from the University of Virginia in 1987 and graduated with a BA in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University in 1982. Professor Dunn has been teaching research methods in psychology for over ten years and has published numerous articles and chapters in the areas of social cognition, rehabilitation psychology, the teaching of psychology and liberal education
EAN: 9780070183230
ISBN: 0070183236
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1998
Seitenanzahl: 390 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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