How to Do a Research Project

A Guide for Undergraduate Students
Author: Colin Robson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Limited
ISBN: 9781118691328
Category: Project method in teaching
Page: 176
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Written specifically to address the needs and concerns of the undergraduate, this tightly focused second edition guides students through the process of conducting and completing a research project. Friendly and accessible, this fully-updated second edition includes a number of accompanying student support materials to aid students further. Closely integrated sets of end-of-chapter tasks covering all aspects of research projects from design to completion, as well as suggested further reading, enhance each chapter. A wide range of additional helpful materials relevant to particular subject areas is also available on the accompanying website at www.wiley.com/college/robson. This textbook is an invaluable resource for students in a wide range of disciplines and fields of study, particularly those planning to use social research methods or to carry out a library-based study, for their undergraduate research project.

Designing and Managing a Research Project

A Business Student's Guide
Author: Michael Jay Polonsky,David S. Waller
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412977754
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 279
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This practical, step-by-step guide shows business students how to successfully conduct a research project, from choosing the topic to presenting the results. The book is divided into sections on preparing and planning the project, undertaking the research, and communicating the results. The authors have applied their many years of experience in supervising student projects to provide examples of actual research problems and to offer practical solutions. Unique to this book is the inclusion of chapters on topics such as supervision, group work and ethics, and both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. This student-friendly guide will be ideal for supporting undergraduate research projects in business and management, as well as MBA assignments and other graduate classes in applied fields such as public administration and health care administration.

Research & evaluation for busy students and practitioners 2e

A time-saving guide
Author: Kara, Helen
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447338421
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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Research doesn't exist in a bubble but co-exists with a multitude of other tasks and commitments, yet there is more need for people to save time than ever before. Brilliantly attuned to the demands placed on researchers, this book considers how students, academics and professionals alike can save time and stress without compromising the quality of their research or its outcomes. Including a new foreword by Patrick Sturgis, Director of UK National Centre for Research Methods, this second edition is fully revised. It provides a new chapter on methodologies covering a range of approaches, and a wealth of updated practical information. Each chapter concludes with annotated further readings and the volume is accompanied by a fully revised and updated companion website. This supportive book is designed for any student or practitioner who wants to know how to do research on top of their main job and still have a life.

Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications 2e


Author: Kathrynn A. Adams,Eva K. Lawrence
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544318669
Category: Psychology
Page: 376
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Do you want more practice with research methods and statistics outside of class? Then the Student Study Guide With IBM® SPSS® Workbook for Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications, Second Edition, is for you. Written by Kathrynn A. Adams and Eva K. Lawrence, this study guide accompanies the new second edition of Research Methods, Statistics, and Applications and provides instructions for performing statistical calculations in IBM® SPSS® along with additional exercises to reinforce concepts in the text. It follows the main text chapter by chapter to provide for easy assigning and studying. Step-by-step directions for IBM® SPSS® Data Analysis and Interpretation are included with practice exercises to facilitate competence in using the program as well as interpreting and writing up results. Answers to odd-numbered questions are provided so students can obtain quick feedback. The Your Research section helps readers develop their own research topics. Learning outcomes tied to relevant chapters in the text reinforce key concepts for review.

Business and Economics Cat 2005/06


Author: Katie Thorn Staff
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 9781844803347
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Research in education


Author: Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
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Contemporary Project Management


Author: Timothy Kloppenborg
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538477016
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 480
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Teach student to master the most proven methods in project management as well as exciting new techniques emerging from current industry and today’s most recent research with Kloppenborg’s CONTEMPORARY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 2E. This edition introduces manual techniques perfected during the past 50 years and progressive automated techniques, all consistent with the latest PMBOK Guide and integrated with Microsoft Project 2010. The book’s focused approach is ideal for project management courses in both upper-level undergraduate and MBA-level programs. Students first practice manual techniques to ensure that they fully grasp the principles behind the methods before learning to use Microsoft Project 2010, which is fully integrated into nine chapters of this edition, to complete tasks. Throughout the text, students have opportunities to build strong portfolios to showcase their skills in future interviews as they create specific deliverables for real-world projects, working by themselves or as part of a group. To ensure that students understand the established standards in project management today and to prepare them to become Certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) if they choose, all content in this edition is consistent with the knowledge areas and processes of the latest fourth edition of the PMBOK Guide. A list at the beginning of each chapter highlights the PMBOK topics covered for quick reference. All glossary definitions are also consistent with the PMBOK Guide. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Resources in education


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A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge (Pmbok(r) Guide) (German)


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781628251883
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 756
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The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.

Decoding the Ethics Code

A Practical Guide for Psychologists
Author: Celia B. Fisher
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412959160
Category: Psychology
Page: 358
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The Second Edition of Decoding the Ethics Code introduces those in psychology and related fields to the 2003 American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. The book helps psychologists apply the Ethics Code to the constantly changing scientific, professional, and legal realities of the discipline. Author Celia B. Fisher addresses the revised format, choice of wording, aspirational rationale, and enforceability of the code and puts these changes into practical perspective for psychologists. Her book provides in-depth discussions of the foundation and application of each ethical standard to the broad spectrum of scientific, teaching, and professional roles of psychologists. This unique guide helps psychologists effectively utilize ethical principles and standards to morally conduct their work activities, avoid ethical violations, and, most importantly, preserve and protect the fundamental rights and welfare of those with whom they serve.

Saving the Earth as a Career

Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional
Author: Malcolm L. Hunter,David B. Lindenmayer,Aram J. K. Calhoun
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119184797
Category: Science
Page: 224
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Written in an informal and engaging style, Saving the Earth as a Career is an ideal resource for students and professionals pursuing a career in conservation. The book explores the major skills needed to become an effective conservation professional by offering useful advice on a range of topics. Chapters include: Is this the right career for you? Designing a program of study Designing and executing a project Attending conferences and making presentations Writing papers Finding a job Making a difference Saving the Earth as a Career 2e is a friendly, accessible guide with a global perspective for anyone interested in becoming a conservation or environmental professional, and teachers will find this an invaluable resource for university students at all levels.

Chronicle Financial Aid Guide

Scholarships & Loans for High School Students, College...
Author: Chronicle Guidance Publishers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781556313028
Category: Study Aids
Page: 476
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Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

ein Leitfaden für die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften
Author: Howard Saul Becker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783593367101
Category: Academic writing
Page: 223
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ERIC Educational Documents Index, 1966-1969: Major descriptors


Author: CCM Information Corporation
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
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Medical and Health Information Directory

A Guide to Organizations, Agencies, Institutions, Programs, Publications, Services, and Other Resources Concerned with Clinical Medicine, Basic Biomedical Sciences, and the Technological and Socioeconomic Aspects of Health Care
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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781414467795
Category: Health
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Journal of Geoscience Education


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Category: Geology
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Publisher: London
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Category: Paperbacks
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Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology


Author: G. Gregory Haff,Charles L. Dumke
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492586455
Category: Science
Page: 448
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Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications in a variety of settings. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the text builds upon the success of the first edition with full-color images and the addition of several new interactive lab activities in the web study guide. The revitalized second edition comprises 16 laboratory chapters that offer a total of 49 lab activities. Each laboratory chapter provides a complete lesson, including objectives, definitions of key terms, and background information that sets the stage for learning. Each lab activity supplies step-by-step procedures, providing guidance for those new to lab settings so that they may complete the procedures. New features in this edition include the following: • An updated web study guide that contains 10 interactive lab activities to enhance student learning, including video that helps simulate the experience of performing the labs in the real world • A completely new laboratory chapter on high-intensity fitness training that includes several popular intermittent fitness tests that students can learn to perform and interpret • An appendix that helps estimate the oxygen cost of walking, running, and cycling • Full-color printing throughout In addition, Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition, is thoroughly updated, offering the following: • New research and information pertaining to each laboratory topic • Current standards and norms • Case studies to illuminate laboratory concepts • Answers to the case studies to facilitate student learning • Question sets to help students better understand laboratory concepts • A lab activity finder that makes it easy to locate specific tests The web study guide for students provides lab activities with an enhanced learning experience. Through this portal, students and instructors can access electronic versions of individual data sheets, group data sheets, question sets, case studies and their answers, and 10 interactive lab activities. Instructors also receive access to an image bank, which includes most of the figures, tables, and photos from the book. Organized in a logical progression, the text builds upon the knowledge students acquire as they advance. Furthermore, the text provides multiple lab activities and includes an equipment list at the beginning of each activity, allowing instructors flexibility in choosing the lab activities that will best work in their facility. Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, exposes students to a broad expanse of tests that are typically performed in an exercise physiology lab and that can be applied to a variety of professional settings. As such, the text serves as a high-quality resource for basic laboratory testing procedures used in assessing human performance, health, and wellness.