ISBN-10:
0840032277
ISBN-13:
2900840032279
Pub. Date:
02/18/2010
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Research Methods in Social Work / Edition 6

Research Methods in Social Work / Edition 6

by David Royse
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Overview

This concise but comprehensive book introduces readers to the basic concepts of the research process; including using questionnaires; collecting, preparing, and analyzing data; program evaluation; and writing research reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900840032279
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/18/2010
Series: Social Work Research Methods / Writing / Evaluation Series
Edition description: NE
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Royse is a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky. He earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1980. He has written several books, including two for Cengage Learning: RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK, Sixth Edition, and PROGRAM EVALUATION: AN INTRODUCTION TO AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH, Sixth Edition.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Way Research Proceeds. 3. Single System Designs. 4. Research Designs for Group Comparisons. 5. Understanding and Using Research Instruments. 6. Survey Research. 7. Developing Data Collection Instruments: Scales and Questionnaires. 8. Unobtrusive Approaches To Data Collection: Secondary Data and Content Analysis. 9. Data Analysis. 10. Program Evaluation. 11. Qualitative Research. 12. Ethical Thinking and Research. 13. Writing Research Reports and Journal Articles. Appendices.

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