Doing Your Own Research

Author: Eileen Kane,Mary O'Reilly-de Brún

Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers

ISBN: 9780714530437

Category: Education

Page: 364

View: 1368

How to get what you want in the information age.

A Beginner's Guide to Doing Your Education Research Project

Author: Mike Lambert

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446289559

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 9033

'Mike Lambert's book is a useful source of information, helping to create and shape your research methods project. The book contains detailed chapters with easy to follow guidelines, tips and suggestions ensuring help at every step of the way from start to finish' Alexander Miesen, student, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences In this basic guide, step-by-step advice is presented in a clear way and chapters take the reader through the entire process, from planning and doing research, to writing it up. Each stage is covered, with detailed help on choosing a topic, drawing up research questions, doing the literature review, choosing and designing research methods, the ethics of doing research, analyzing data, and collating and presenting findings. Features in the text include: - explanations of key research terms - activities (with answers) - progress sheets - case studies Online resources to accompany the book are available at http://www.methodspace.com/groups/MikeLambertABeginnersGuide/ This is an ideal text for undergraduate students undertaking their first ever research project, postgraduates pursuing Masters awards and teachers carrying out action research.

Doing Your Business Research Project

Author: John Beech

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473906288

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 3884

Available as an E-Inspection Copy! Go here to order Taking the fear out of writing your business project, this book helps you understand and carry out each step of the research process. With detailed, friendly and engaging support it takes you from the very beginning to the very end. Key features: Chapters are structured around FAQs such as ‘How to choose a research question?’, ‘How do I go about a literature review?’ guiding you towards a full understanding of the research process Workbook tasks help you shape your thoughts on each topic, enabling you to decide your own research question and how you will research it The importance of various ideas is clearly signposted, helping you prioritise your time according to your needs and goals. Templates and checklists from the book are also available for download at the Doing Your Business Research Project companion website at study.sagepub.com/beech This interactive guide is ideal for all Business and Management students about to complete a research project or dissertation.

Doing Your Research Project

A Guide for First-time Researchers in Education and Social Science

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780335203895

Category: Education

Page: 230

View: 7672

Since it was first published 1980s, Doing Your Research Project has become something of a 'bible' for first-time researchers in social science. This third edition reflects advances in technology and methodology and positions the book to support researchers in the twenty first century. Doing Your Research Project assumes that the reader has no prior knowledge of research methodology or experience of carrying out research. Written in lucid, plain English, it takes the reader step by step through each stage of preparing for, carrying out and writing up a research project. Judith Bell speaks directly to the beginner student, frequently introducing examples from her own experience of, for example, supervision, the problems of getting access to data, and so on. There are regular checklists to help students monitor the progress of their own projects and the book is full of examples of good practice and warnings about pitfalls to be avoided. The third edition contains new material on Narrative Inquiry, Supervision, Intellectual Property, Ethics, Finding and Searching Information Sources (including an extensive section on use of electronic resources such as CD Roms and the Internet), and the production of Literature Reviews.

How to Do Your Research Project

A Guide for Students

Author: Gary Thomas

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526414554

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

View: 1131

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here. 'Gary’s book, never more than a metre away, has been my indispensable research companion. With its easy layout, my well-worn copy, stripy with florescent marker and pencilled notes, has been my go-to, on-hand supervisor throughout my degree; taking the distance out of distance learning. Replace daunting and impossible with clarity and entertainment. I wouldn’t be where I am today without it; it has been my gateway to achievement' - Ellie Davies Moore, distance learner in Multi-Sensory Impairment at the University of Birmingham With more advice on concluding, writing up and presenting research, using social media and digital methods, and understanding what supervisors want and how to work with them, the third edition of this bestselling title continues to lead the way as an essential guide for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences. Setting out a clear and detailed road map, Gary Thomas guides the reader through the different stages of a research project, explaining key steps and processes at each level in refreshingly jargon-free terms. It covers: - How to choose your research question - Project management and study skills - Effective literature reviews - Methodology, theory and research design frames - Ethics and access - Data collection tools - Effective data analysis - Discussing findings, concluding and writing up Packed with engaging anecdotal evidence and practical advice and supported by an interactive website featuring worksheets, videos, SAGE Journal articles and more, this new edition is a user-friendly, one-stop-shop for guidance on research principles.

Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization

Author: David Coghlan

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526481693

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 6751

Concise and unintimidating, the fifth edition of this bestselling book is the only pragmatic, quick-start guide to the main theories, issues, and approaches to insider action research. With an encouraging and approachable tone, David is the perfect mentor for anyone conducting action research in their own organization. Calming nerves at the same time as building confidence, he helps readers devise an appropriate research design that anticipates possible challenges and fits within the limits of their environments. A complete do-it-yourself toolkit for every step of the action research process, this edition is outfitted with: - Real-world student and professional case studies - Author video tips - Annotated templates - Progress checklists - Journal articles, weblinks, and other further reading. To the point without losing clarity or thoroughness, this book the hands-on manual for all the need-to-know facts about understanding and undertaking insider action research.

Doing Postgraduate Research

Author: Stephen Potter

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761947455

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

View: 6944

`A good introductory text for prospective PhD students and a useful resource for research trainers who wish to provide an initial overview to a varied audience' - The Research Training Initiative at Birmingham Insitute of Art and Design This invaluable resource will help both full and part-time postgraduate students from all subjects to do research better, quicker and with as little hassle as possible. Doing Postgraduate Research is pioneering a new generation of research training materials. It recognises the greater importance formal research training now occupies in research degrees. This practical text will enable the student to develop their abilities to draw upon a range of research training materials and to select those that are best suited to their own research training needs. The book concentrates on tasks that all postgraduate research projects face and include: - designing and organising a research project - doing a topic review - writing skills - using computers - considering rights and ethics in research the process of the thesis examination and (where held) the oral examination The book encourages student `training by doing' , and is designed to be used by students while they are doing their own research work. The text includes numerous activities for students to apply what they are learning to their own projects. Doing Postgraduate Research has been developed from an Open University training pack for research students, and is compliant with UK Research Council training requirements. It will be invaluable to all students, supervisors and all with research training responsibilities.

On Your Own

Doing Research Without Plagiarizing

Author: Eloisa P. Ventura

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789718729274

Category: Authorship

Page: 308

View: 7575


A Stata® Companion to Political Analysis

Author: Philip H. Pollock III

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1483370631

Category: Political Science

Page: 216

View: 3837

With Philip Pollock's Third Edition of A Stata Companion to Political Analysis, students quickly learn Stata via step-by-step instruction, more than 50 exercises, customized datasets, annotated screen shots, boxes that highlight Stata's special capabilities, and guidance on using Stata to read raw data. This attractive and value-priced workbook, an ideal complement to Pollock’s Essentials of Political Analysis, is a must-have for any political science student working with Stata.

Ten Golden Rules of Equity Investing

Author: Hugh Young

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 0857192868

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 15

View: 8015

Hugh Young is a star fund manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, with over 25 years' experience and a dazzling record of returns. He has marshalled Aberdeen portfolios through numerous market cycles, and in this eBook reveals the secrets of his success, accompanied by the witty illustrations of cartoonist Fran Orford.

Be Your Own Broker

Using the Internet to Discover Emerging Growth Stocks

Author: Paul H. Christiansen

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781475909517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 164

View: 4951

Sound Familiar? Ive opened an online brokerage account, but Im having a bit of a problem. How do I know what stocks to buy? There are plenty of terrific sources of investment information on the Internet, but there are so many sources, all claiming to be the one and only source that I need, that I cant make any decisions. Maybe I should return to my full-service broker. Be Your Own Broker can help you cut through the bewildering maze of online stock information and help you find the sources of information that can provide you with higher investment returns. Written by a seasoned broker with over 30 years of investing experience, the book provides you with a systematic method for discovering emerging growth stocks. More important, the book will provide you with a risk-free learning process that will enable you to improve your investment skills before you risk any of your own money. The author identifies two types of information that enabled him to increase the value of his fantasy portfolio from a start of $250,000 to more than $9 million in less than three years. In addition, he reveals specific sites on the Internet that provide that information and how to gain the most value from those sites.

The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project

Author: Zina O'Leary

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526413051

Category: Social Science

Page: 415

View: 6705

The ultimate companion to successfully completing your research project, the author guides you through a step-by-step approach to research and provides all of the skills and momentum you need to excel. Each stage of a project is clearly set out with best practice highlighted alongside pragmatic advice for tackling research in the real world. The Third Edition uses multidisciplinary case studies, and examples from the author’s own experience, to answer your questions and support your progress as you move smoothly through each stage. With a new chapter on mixed methods approaches, more on disseminating research, more on the practical and legal implications of ethics and more international examples, the book is packed full of learning features and tools to support your journey, including: A fully-developed website with podcasts, videos, journal articles and examples of real projects Activities and worksheets to help you organize your time Learning objectives to sustain your momentum Top tips relating to key research skills Full glossary to test understanding and provide definitions Annotated further reading to help you move through the literature ‘Excuse me, I have a question!’ feature to answer common questions. Warm, innovative and clever, this book is packed full of must-have information for anyone doing a research project.

How to Make a Funny Video

Author: Erica Crooks

Publisher: Erica Crooks / officialericcrooks.com

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 34

View: 3594

Do you love watching funny videos on youtube and other funny video entertainment and humor websites ? Do you love comedy television shows and comedy movies ? Or a better question is do you love funny comedy videos so much that you want to not only make a funny video but a very funny video ? To make your friends laugh or even better, to make money making funny videos ? Then why not check out " Make A Funny Video " from the creator of The Eric Crooks Show and independent filmmaker behind officialericcrooks.com This book will encourage you to discover what makes you laugh and how to make comedy like all your favorite television shows, movies, comedy web series and funny video clips. This book will teach you some of the most important elements in being a true comedy filmmaking artist. Those secrets that no mainstream entertainment industry companies and studios would ever waste their time with and stuff they don't teach in schools. So if you are the kind of person who thinks " It's not about art, it's all about making money. Because this is the real world and you got to think logically in business. " this book is NOT FOR YOU ! Take a hike ! But if your the kind of person who loves comedy movies, television shows, web shows, short films, funny videos, whatever and you want to make a funny video for the fun of it then This book is for you. Remember, money not the goal. Money is what you earn after doing a good job. So yeah you can earn money just with having fun.

e-Study Guide for: Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization by David Coghlan, ISBN 9781848602151

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467228796

Category: Education

Page: 6

View: 3965

Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.

Researching Crime

Approaches, Methods and Application

Author: Chris Crowther-Dowey,Pete Fussey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137368144

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 4382

'Rather than relating generic research strategies and tools to criminology, this text puts the researcher at the heart of the crime and like a detective solving a case, positions the tools of the trade around them and empowers the researcher to apply them in practice, whilst considering the pitfalls along the way. This is a hands on tool for students and professional researchers alike and a must read.' Paul Matthews, University MA26 Birmingham Using clear examples of research problems and possibilities, this book shows students how to design and do their own criminological research. Each chapter integrates research theory and practice as the text explains a variety of methods in undergraduate and professional contexts. It is the ideal resource for all students researching crime.

Doing Your Early Years Research Project

A Step by Step Guide

Author: Guy Roberts-Holmes

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412901123

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 1755

This guide talks through the early years research project from start to finish. Drawing on the work of practitioners within the sector to illustrate concepts and methods, it brings the entire research process to life. Research summaries, key point checklists and discussion topics are included throughout.

Criminological Research for Beginners

A Student's Guide

Author: Laura Caulfield,Jane Hill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135050325

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

View: 4404

Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject. By first inviting readers to consider the importance of criminological research, the book places related methodology firmly in the context of students’ broader study of Criminology, before moving on to provide a detailed guide to the practical processes of research. It is common for Criminology undergraduates to feel intimidated at the prospect of conducting their own research, and these students typically struggle to see the relevance of research methods to their own studies. This book speaks directly to the needs of such students, and includes contemporary examples and case studies that bring a topic that is often thought of as dry to life, providing a thorough and accessible practical guide that students can return to at each stage of their research, all the way through to their dissertation. This book covers: an examination of the theoretical, political, and ethical debates in criminological research; a complete guide to planning criminological research, assisting student researchers in identifying their research questions, choosing their research methods, and critiquing the available literature; guidance on the practicalities and processes of collecting data, a discussion of the process of analysing data and writing up research, Including an extensive glossary and an integrated companion website with extra examples, exercises, and videos to further develop students’ understanding, this book is essential reading for any undergraduate on a Criminological Research Methods course, or for anyone in need of practical guidance on any or every of the various stages involved in conducting thorough and effective criminological research.