Health promotion and education research methods : using the five-chapter thesis/dissertation model / Randall R. Cottrell, James F. McKenzie.

Author
Cottrell, Randall R. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
Description
xvii, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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"Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides a comprehensive presentation of the processes involved and the skills needed to complete high-quality research. The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. This practical text provides an overview of the different approaches to research methods and introduces students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format." "Designed for health education specialists, Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition uses numerous health education examples that will help students learn and understand how research is used within the health promotion and education profession."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction to Research and the Research Requirement -- Ch. 2. Finding a Topic and Getting Started -- Ch. 3. The Literature Review -- Ch. 4. Theory and Research -- Ch. 5. Research Questions and Hypotheses (Writing Chapter I) -- Ch. 6. Research Ethics -- Ch. 7. Selecting Study Participants -- Ch. 8. Instrumentation -- Ch. 9. Quantitative Research Methods: Experimental (Writing Chapter III) -- Ch. 10. Quantitative Research Methods: Non-experimental (Writing Chapter III) -- Ch. 11. Qualitative Research Methods (Writing Chapter III) -- Ch. 12. Data Analysis and Reporting the Findings (Writing Chapters III and IV) -- Ch. 13. Conclusions, Discussion, and Recommendations (Writing Chapter V) -- Ch. 14. Sharing Your Findings (Writing Beyond Chapter V) -- App. A. Development of a Unified Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession -- App. B. Guidelines for Faculty-Student Collaboration, Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida -- App. C. Establishing Content Validity: Using Qualitative and Quantitative Steps.
Other title(s)
Health promotion & education research methods
ISBN
  • 9780763775070 (casebound : alk. paper)
  • 076377507X (casebound : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009042689
OCLC
456641934
RCP
C - S

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