Doing Developmental Research : A Practical Guide Paperback / softback
Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this user-friendly, jargon-free book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done.
The author provides step-by-step guidance for getting involved in a developmental laboratory and crafting effective research questions and proposals.
Tips on recruiting study participants cover access issues--such as how to overcome language and cultural barriers--and include helpful sample scripts.
The book offers time management strategies, pointers for organizing and communicating data, and a roadmap of the journal publication process, complete with an annotated sample article.
Numerous concrete examples, checklists, worksheets, and exercises are featured.
Reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. User-Friendly Features*Chapter subheadings written as questions to help students quickly find the answers they need. *Key tips and checklists for managing each phase of a study. *Exercises that build core research skills. *Annotated sample journal article with commentary on the writing and publication process.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 177 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Publications
- Publication Date: 14/03/2016
- Category: Psychological methodology
- ISBN: 9781462524426
- Hardback from £51.09
- PDF from £81.00