Evaluating, Doing and Writing Research in Psychology is for students who need to undertake empirical research, taking them step-by-step through the complex processes involved with psychological research.
A practical guide to carrying out research in counselling and the helping professions generally. It covers all major aspects of research and guides the reader through the essential processes involved, from setting up and conducting a study, to analyzing data and evaluating findings
This handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to embark on successful research. It follows the life-cycle of the research project: it begins with a discussion of ethical issues; presents guides to both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; provides help on using computers in research; and includes advice on how to write up and present a research project.
What are the essentials for postgraduates engaged in quantitative and qualitative research? How can the gap between formulating a research question and carrying out research be bridged? This accessible, well-judged text provides students with a matchless introduction to generic research skills. It is uncluttered, direct and unpatronizing.