How to Do Your Research Project : A Guide for Students in Education and Applied Social Sciences Paperback
by Gary Thomas
Direct, informative and accessible the new edition of Gary Thomas's bestselling title is essential reading for anyone doing a research project.
Packed full of relevant advice and real world examples the book guides you through the complete research process.
Using refreshingly jargon-free language and anecdotal evidence it is a witty, easy to follow introduction that will answer your questions, set out best practice and walk you through every stage of your project step-by-step.
It covers: - How to choose your research question - Project management and study skills - Doing an effective literature review - Methodology, theory and research design - Design frames - Ethics and access - Tools for data collection - Effective data analysis - Discussing findings, concluding and writing up The second edition, expanded and updated, includes new chapters on ethics and practical concerns, has a fully integrated companion website including worksheets, annotated examples and links to SAGE Journals, and has a completely new page layout.
This popular book is ideal for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 328 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 24/06/2013
- Category: Social research & statistics
- ISBN: 9781446258873