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Reading and Understanding Research
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date July 6, 2009
Pages 291
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781412975742
ISBN-10 1412975743
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $83.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Ideal for students, novice researchers, or professionals, this indispensable resource serves as a road map for readers who need to analyze and apply research findings. It helps them think critically about the credibility of what they are reading by showing them how to identify problems and develop constructive questions.

Key Features

  • Assumes no prior knowledge of research procedures
  • Provides readers with a step-by-step format for decoding the complex language and formats used in reports and reviews
  • Includes the most common formats for both quantitative and qualitative inquiry
  • Offers both illustrative examples and powerful training exercises
  • Gives specific attention to strategies for critically appraising reported research
  • Presents completely updated references as well as an annotated bibliography

Intended Audience

This text is appropriate for both upper-level undergraduate and graduate students across the social sciences enrolled in introductory research courses as well as students in professional preparation programs.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780761903062
 
from Sage Pubns (March 1, 1998)
9780761903062 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $86.95
About: There is no way to complete one's education without encountering a research report.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780761903079 Book cover for 9780761927686 Book cover for 9781412975742 Book cover for 9781483331652
 
With Waneen W. Spirduso, Stephen Silverman | 4th edition from Sage Pubns (May 15, 2017)
9781483331652 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $65.00
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3 edition from Sage Pubns (July 6, 2009)
9781412975742 | details & prices | 291 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $83.00
About: Ideal for students, novice researchers, or professionals, this indispensable resource serves as a road map for readers who need to analyze and apply research findings.
2 edition from Sage Pubns (March 3, 2004)
9780761927686 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $55.95
About: Reading and Understanding Research, Second Edition is based on the notion that helping to demystify the process of consuming research will not only make for better students, but will help make for better research.
from Sage Pubns (March 1, 1998)
9780761903079 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $39.95
About: There is no way to complete one's education without encountering a research report.

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