The Research Methods Knowledge Base
3rd edition, By William Trochim and James P Donnelly
Straightforward and fun? Interactive online features and a fresh approach to the topic puts a new spin on research methods!
Now in its third edition, renowned authors William M.K. Trochim and James P. Donnelly have created a book that is both fun to teach and learn from while being effective in its fundamental purpose. A comprehensive and engaging guide to conducting research, The Research Methods Knowledge Base is geared toward the social sciences. It covers the entire cycle of the research process, including conceptualization and ethics, design, measurement, analysis and reporting. This updated edition includes classic coverage of experimental and quasi-experimental design, adds new chapters on qualitative and mixed methods, and provides a concluding chapter on Research Synthesis, Meta-Analysis and Evidence-Based Practice.