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Nursing > Nursing: Research
Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher: A Guide to Producing Research That Matters
Kline, Rex B.
ISBN 13: 
9781593858377
ISBN 10: 
159385837X
Category: 
Nursing: Research
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Guilford Press
Format: 
Paperback
LC Call Number: 
BF76.5.K54 2009
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Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
The Guilford Press
Affiliation: 
Concordia University; Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 1.0 x 6.0 in
Pages: 
367
Weight: 
1.17
Retail Price: 
46.00
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Synopsis:
Students and beginning researchers often discover that their introductory statistics and methods courses have not fully equipped them to plan and execute their own behavioral research studies. This indispensable book bridges the gap between course work and conducting independent research. With clarity and wit, the author helps the reader build needed skills to formulate a precise, meaningful research question; understand the pros and cons of widely used research designs and analysis options; correctly interpret the outcomes of statistical tests; make informed measurement choices for a particular study; manage the practical aspects of data screening and preparation; and craft effective journal articles, oral presentations, and posters. Including annotated examples and recommended readings, most chapters feature theoretical and computer-based exercises, complete with an answer appendix so readers can check their work.

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