Practical Research with Children

Practical Research with Children
Author: Jess Prior,Jo Van Herwegen
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2016-06-03
ISBN: 1317384040
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Research with Children Book Excerpt:

Practical Research with Children is designed to help the reader understand techniques for research with children, based on real world experience. The book describes a wide range of research methods, focusing equally on quantitative and qualitative approaches, and considers how different methods can be integrated. It highlights the benefits and challenges of each method and gives emphasis to best practice, with expert guidance on how to avoid potential pitfalls in order to obtain valuable insights into how children develop. The volume includes fifteen chapters arranged over three sections. Each chapter explores a particular method, or combination of methods, and discusses both theoretical and practical issues, using a diversity of domains, including different ages, cultures, populations and settings. Uniquely, the book includes newer methods (such as eye tracking and digital technologies) alongside well-established behavioural methods which are used for research with children. With contributions from internationally renowned researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines, the book will be indispensable reading for a wide audience, including for students in psychology, education and nursing undertaking research projects with children, and also for anyone looking to understand the research behind current theories in child development.

Engaging Learners with Chemistry

Engaging Learners with Chemistry
Author: Ilka Parchmann,Shirley Simon,Jan Apotheker
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 299
Release: 2020
ISBN: 1788015088
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Engaging Learners with Chemistry Book Excerpt:

Many projects in recent years have applied context-based learning and engagement tools to the fostering of long-term student engagement with chemistry. While empirical evidence shows the positive effects of context-based learning approaches on students' interest, the long-term effects on student engagement have not been sufficiently highlighted up to now. Edited by respected chemistry education researchers, and with contributions from practitioners across the world, Engaging Learners with Chemistry sets out the approaches that have been successfully tested and implemented according to different criteria, including informative, interactive, and participatory engagement, while also considering citizenship and career perspectives. Bringing together the latest research in one volume, this book will be useful for chemistry teachers, researchers in chemistry education and professionals in the chemical industry seeking to attract students to careers in the chemical sector.

Basic and Applied Memory Research

Basic and Applied Memory Research
Author: Douglas J. Herrmann,Cathy McEvoy,Chris Hertzog,Paula Hertel,Marcia K. Johnson
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2013-06-17
ISBN: 113478533X
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basic and Applied Memory Research Book Excerpt:

Basic researchers unlock the secrets of nature; applied researchers unlock the means by which those secrets of nature can change people's lives. Neither basic nor applied research has an independent impact. These volumes examine the convergence of basic and applied research in the field of memory. Volume 1: Theory and Context, focuses on the methods for understanding and applying basic memory theory, while Volume 2: Practical Applications, expands the understanding of practical memory research by providing in-depth research examples and findings. If the science of memory is to make a significant contribution to society, coordinating our basic and applied efforts and determining how they complement each other become of paramount importance. These volumes will help in this regard--both as textbooks demonstrating how to investigate memory and apply basic memory theory, and as reference sources leading to a better understanding of certain problems in basic and applied memory research. Readers of these volumes will gain a thorough grasp of the way major themes relate to basic and applied research collaboration, how programmatic basic and applied research can be conducted on particular memory problems, and the manner in which basic and applied work in major problem areas has been incorporated into the field of memory. Both volumes present important information that will be indispensable to researchers and students alike.

An American Dilemma

An American Dilemma
Author: Gunnar Myrdal
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 822
Release: 2017-07-12
ISBN: 1351531999
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An American Dilemma Book Excerpt:

In this landmark effort to understand African American people in the New World, Gunnar Myrdal provides deep insight into the contradictions of American democracy as well as a study of a people within a people. The title of the book, An American Dilemma, refers to the moral contradiction of a nation torn between allegiance to its highest ideals and awareness of the base realities of racial discrimination. The touchstone of this classic is the jarring discrepancy between the American creed of respect for the inalienable rights to freedom, justice, and opportunity for all and the pervasive violations of the dignity of blacks. The appendices are a gold mine of information, theory, and methodology. Indeed, two of the appendices were issued as a separate work given their importance for systematic theory in social research. The new introduction by Sissela Bok offers a remarkably intimate yet rigorously objective appraisal of Myrdal—a social scientist who wanted to see himself as an analytic intellectual, yet had an unbending desire to bring about change. An American Dilemma is testimonial to the man as well as the ideas he espoused. When it first appeared An American Dilemma was called "the most penetrating and important book on contemporary American civilization" by Robert S. Lynd; "One of the best political commentaries on American life that has ever been written" in The American Political Science Review; and a book with "a novelty and a courage seldom found in American discussions either of our total society or of the part which the Negro plays in it" in The American Sociological Review. It is a foundation work for all those concerned with the history and current status of race relations in the United States.

Bulletin Bureau of Education

Bulletin   Bureau of Education
Author: United States. Bureau of Education
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1926
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Information Systems Research

Information Systems Research
Author: Bonnie Kaplan,Duane P. Truex,David Wastell,A.Trevor Wood-Harper,Janice DeGross
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 745
Release: 2004-06-30
ISBN: 1402080948
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Information Systems Research Book Excerpt:

Information Systems Research: Relevant Theory and Informed Practice comprises the edited proceedings of the WG8.2 conference, "Relevant Theory and Informed Practice: Looking Forward from a 20-Year Perspective on IS Research," which was sponsored by IFIP and held in Manchester, England, in July 2004. The conference attracted a record number of high-quality manuscripts, all of which were subjected to a rigorous reviewing process in which four to eight track chairs, associate editors, and reviewers thoughtfully scrutinized papers by the highly regarded as well as the newcomers. No person or idea was considered sacrosanct and no paper made it through this process unscathed. All authors were asked to revise the accepted papers, some more than once; thus, good papers got better. With only 29 percent of the papers accepted, these proceedings are significantly more selective than is typical of many conference proceedings. This volume is organized in 7 sections, with 33 full research papers providing panoramic views and reflections on the Information Systems (IS) discipline followed by papers featuring critical interpretive studies, action research, theoretical perspectives on IS research, and the methods and politics of IS development. Also included are 6 panel descriptions and a new category of "bright idea" position papers, 11 in all, wherein main points are summarized in a pithy and provocative fashion.

Introduction to Education Studies

Introduction to Education Studies
Author: Steve Bartlett,Diana Burton
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2007-05-16
ISBN: 1848600976
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Education Studies Book Excerpt:

Introduction to Education Studies is established as the key text for undergraduate students of education studies as well as for practitioners embarking on a higher degree. The book provides a thorough grounding for students new to the subject without assuming a substantial prior knowledge of the area. It also takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of education, drawing on the authors' extensive experience of teaching and course development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This updated edition includes new sections on " the nature and purposes of education " research in education " ideologies and the curriculum " lifelong learning " comparative education " social and psychological explanations for pupil/student achievement " policy developments in education This highly popular, accessibly written text is essential reading for students on education studies courses. `The authors have provided an important resource for student study in education. Importantly, it reinforces the necessity of a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of contested educational process and practices in a contemporary context' - Dave Trotman, Escalate

Curriculum as Institution and Practice

Curriculum as Institution and Practice
Author: William Arbuckle Reid
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 234
Release: 1999
ISBN: 0805829814
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curriculum as Institution and Practice Book Excerpt:

Presents and elaborates the deliberative tradition of curriculum theory, and examines the implications of a deliberative perspective for approaches to policy making in school systems.

Business Research

Business Research
Author: Donald R. Cooper
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-08-24
ISBN: 1544307810
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Business Research Book Excerpt:

A concise, simplified approach to the research process in business and management, guiding students step-by-step through their research project, from exploring questions and problems, to designing the research, and lastly, writing the results. Chapters include a design matrix and three sets of questions by research objective to help identify the designs that are appropriate for a project and why. There are also seven road marker activities –exploring, planning, creating, conducting, collecting, analyzing, and writing – directing students from one milestone to the next. Key features include: Statistical Decision Trees enabling students to bypass the typical statistics chapters and select the appropriate analysis based on prior learning Global narrative highlighting a wide spectrum of business research challenges. An APA style how-to guide with over 26 exhibits that includes writing examples using permissions for articles and a 2016 thesis. Qualitative research and mixed designs. Real world case studies blending business research within the context of successful organizations. The book is supported by online resources for instructors and students, including: PowerPoint slides, an instructor’s manual, author selected videos, cases and data sets from SAGE SRM. Suitable for Business and management students undertaking a research project or research paper.

Survey Research

Survey Research
Author: Roger Sapsford
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2006-11-15
ISBN: 1446204081
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Survey Research Book Excerpt:

This much-anticipated Second Edition presents an informative and accessible account of survey research. It guides the reader through the main theoretical and practical aspects of the subject and illustrates the application of survey methods through examples. Thoroughly revised and updated, it presents: Concise and analytic coverage of multivariate analysis techniques A new chapter giving theoretical and practical advice on the stages involved in constructing scales to measure attitude or personality An account of using materials on the internet Concise introductions and summaries to all chapters This book will prove to be equally useful for students conducting small research projects in the social sciences or related professional/applied areas, researchers planning systematic data collection for applied purposes and policy makers who want to understand and analyse the research with whose conclusions they are presented.

Practice and Research

Practice and Research
Author: Ian F. Shaw
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2016-12-05
ISBN: 1351909347
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practice and Research Book Excerpt:

Practice and Research is an overview of Professor Ian Shaw's analysis of the complexity and challenges of the practice/research relationship in social work - a theme that has been the focus of much of his writing over his career. Introduced with a new essay that reflects on the 'serendipity, misfires and occasional patterns' in his work, the book is grouped into five sections. It covers the following themes, each of which is fully contextualized: ¢ Perspectives on Social Work Research ¢ Evaluation ¢ Qualitative Social Work Research ¢ Practice and Research ¢ The Receiving End: Service Users and Research This book has much to say about the relationship between social work practice and research and is a must-read for any social work student or practitioner.

Educational Research

Educational Research
Author: William J. Gephart
Publsiher: C.E. Merill Publishing Company
Total Pages: 498
Release: 1969
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Traditions of Writing Research

Traditions of Writing Research
Author: CHARLES BAZERMAN,Robert Krut,KAREN LUNSFORD,Susan McLeod,Suzie Null,Paul Rogers,Amanda Stansell
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2009-10-16
ISBN: 1135849951
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Traditions of Writing Research Book Excerpt:

Traditions of Writing Research reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection focuses solely on writing research, in its lifespan scope bringing together writing researchers interested in early childhood through adult writing practices. It brings together differing research traditions, and offers a broad international scope, with contributor-presenters including top international researchers in the field The volume's opening section presents writing research agendas from different regions and research groups. The next section addresses the national, political, and historical contexts that shape educational institutions and the writing initiatives developed there. The following sections represent a wide range of research approaches for investigating writing processes and practices in primary, secondary, and higher education. The volume ends with theoretical and methodological reflections. This exemplary collection, like the conference that it grew out of, will bring new perspectives to the rich dialogue of contemporary research on writing and advance understanding of this complex and important human activity.

Understanding and Evaluating Research

Understanding and Evaluating Research
Author: Sue L. T. McGregor
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 871
Release: 2017-10-25
ISBN: 1506350976
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding and Evaluating Research Book Excerpt:

Understanding and Evaluating Research: A Critical Guide shows students how to be critical consumers of research and to appreciate the power of methodology as it shapes the research question, the use of theory in the study, the methods used, and how the outcomes are reported. The book starts with what it means to be a critical and uncritical reader of research, followed by a detailed chapter on methodology, and then proceeds to a discussion of each component of a research article as it is informed by the methodology. The book encourages readers to select an article from their discipline, learning along the way how to assess each component of the article and come to a judgment of its rigor or quality as a scholarly report.

Steel Research and Markets of the Future

Steel Research and Markets of the Future
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 124
Release: 1988
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Research, Industrial
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Proposed Joint Development of the FSX Fighter with Japan

Proposed Joint Development of the FSX Fighter with Japan
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 274
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Aircraft industry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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United States Japanese Security Cooperation and the FSX Agreement

United States Japanese Security Cooperation and the FSX Agreement
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security, and Science
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 490
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: F-16 (Fighter planes)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Research Methods for Public Administrators

Research Methods for Public Administrators
Author: Gary Rassel,Maureen Berner,Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro,Elizabethann O'Sullivan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 938
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN: 1317191757
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Methods for Public Administrators Book Excerpt:

Research Methods for Public Administrators introduces students to the methodological tools public administrators and policy analysts use to conduct research in the twenty-first century. Full of engaging examples and step-by-step instructions to illustrate common research methods and techniques, this book provides future administrators with an unshakeable foundation in model building, research design, and statistical applications. New to the Sixth Edition: Sections addressing recent developments in research methods, such as Big Data and Exploratory Data Analysis Expanded coverage of digital media, including internet surveys and survey data collection by tablet computers Greater focus on qualitative research methods and their strengths and weaknesses relative to quantitative methods Updated study items, knowledge questions, homework exercises, and problem assignments for each chapter

Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing

Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing
Author: A.Yavuz Oruc
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 247
Release: 2011-10-25
ISBN: 1439869189
Category: Mathematics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing Book Excerpt:

Investigators, their home institutions, and funding agencies play significant roles in the development and outcomes of scientific projects. Submitting a proposal to a funding agency is only one dimension of a multivariable and complex funding process, and understanding this is a good first step toward unlocking the puzzle behind why some research proposals receive awards while others are declined. The Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing offers researchers and research administrators a broad perspective on the process of initiating and conducting funded scientific research projects. Written for students and researchers in all fields and disciplines, this reference offers a holistic approach to conceiving and then converting new ideas into effective proposals. It focuses on the technical aspects of writing proposals rather than the fund-raising issues. Chapters provide full coverage of the scientific method, including information on how scientific research should be conducted. Providing the tools necessary to organize ideas and obtain the funds needed to effectively manage projects, the Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing includes: 56 figures and 25 tables to help convey key ideas More than 150 citations that provide pointers to additional sources for further reading Examples to help the reader ease through more abstract concepts End-of-chapter questions to stimulate further examination and comprehension

Vocational Division Bulletin

Vocational Division Bulletin
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 410
Release: 1962
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Monographic series
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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