Linguistics

A Guide to the Reference Literature
Author: Anna L. DeMiller
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086199
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 396
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Thoroughly revised and updated with some 500 new entries- including the addition of pertinent Internet sites-this is the only bibliographic guide to information sources for linguistics. Coverage spans from 1957 to the present, and DeMiller's detailed citations describe and evaluate each work, often offering comparisons to similar titles. Essential to the research and study of general or theoretical linguistics, the book is also indispensable in related areas.

Health Promotion & Education Research Methods: Using the Five Chapter Thesis/ Dissertation Model


Author: Randy Cottrell,James F. McKenzie
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 076377507X
Category: Education
Page: 345
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The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion and amp; Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and thorough presentation of the skills and processes needed to complete high quality research. Students will receive an overview of the different approaches to research methods and are introduced to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Each chapter contains information relevant to the writing of one or more chapters of a thesis or dissertation. Designed for health e

The Psychology Research Handbook

A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants
Author: Frederick T. L. Leong,James T. Austin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761930221
Category: Psychology
Page: 516
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A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the entire research process, this book quickly and efficiently equips advanced students and research assistants to conduct a full-scale investigation. The book is organized around the idea of a 'research script' that is, it follows the standard mode of research planning and design, data collection and analysis, and results writing. The volume contains 35 chapters, some co-authored by advanced graduate students who give their fellow students a touch of the 'real world' adding to the clarity and practicality of many chapters.

Research and the Teacher

A Qualitative Introduction to School-based Research
Author: Graham Hitchcock,David Hughes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134854595
Category: Education
Page: 388
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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Research Design for Social Work and the Human Services


Author: Jeane W. Anastas
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231529287
Category: Social Science
Page: 608
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Research Design for Social Work and the Human Services integrates a range of research techniques into a single epistemological framework and presents a balanced approach to the teaching of research methods in the "helping professions." Jeane W. Anastas begins with a discussion of the different philosophical perspectives within which social research occurs and continues with problem formulation, research design, and methodological issues influencing data collection, analysis, and dissemination. She presents both fixed (quantitative) and flexible (qualitative) methods of research, granting legitimacy, value, utility, and relevance to both styles of inquiry. Utilizing complete case studies to illustrate different methodological approaches, Research Design for Social Work and the Human Services integrates material on women and people of color, and draws attention to the ways racism, heterosexism, sexism, and classism affect the conceptualization and conduct of research. Anastas not only exposes these biases but actively addresses the experiences, needs, and concerns of clients of both genders and different races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, cultures, and classes.

Nursing and Midwifery Research

Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice
Author: Dean Whitehead,Geri LoBiondo-Wood,Judith Haber
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581373
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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The new edition upholds the premise that knowledge about research process and design is mandatory in today's health care arena, and that all nurses and midwives need to understand research findings and their implication for changing practice. It is completely revised with many new chapters. The text has been restructured into three sections. Section 1 Research Awareness sets the scene for the importance of nursing and midwifery research and provides an overview of research theory and practice as processes. Chapters on searching for and reviewing the literature provide detailed advice for undergraduates and facilitate access to research articles online. One of the new chapters discusses ethical issues in Australia and New Zealand. Section 2 Appreciation and Application provides a detailed discussion of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research approaches with many useful examples from the clinical area. Section 3 Conducting primary research is new and is designed to accommodate both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their research effort. Writing research proposals may be a requirement for undergraduates in their research program and postgraduates will find the information useful for undertaking a higher degree or applying for university or external funding. This final Section is also useful as a guide on disseminating and publishing conducted research findings. Combined Australian and New Zealand editorship ensures greater trans-Tasman coverage, awareness and relevance. Contributions from international luminaries are balanced by a heightened focus on research conducted within Australia and New Zealand. New edition conscientiously recognises midwifery research as related to but independent from nursing. The research process-driven approach is directed towards ‘consumers' of research, and the comprehensive coverage extends from undergraduate through to a postgraduate level of knowledge. Expanded pedagogy includes Key Terms and Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter; Icons throughout that direct readers to web-based material; Evidence-based Tips, Research in Brief boxes and Points to Ponder for constant reinforcement that links evidence to practice. Integrated Tutorial Triggers with suggested answers provided and Multiple Choice Questions enable students to assess their understanding of key points. Evolve Website provides True/False questions and access to journal articles cited in the text, with additional reflective questions. Australian adaptation of Nursing Research: Lobiondo-Wood & Haber

Public Library Youth Services

A Public Policy Approach
Author: Holly G. Willett
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781567501223
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 280
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Research in Nursing and Health

Understanding and Using Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, 2nd Edition
Author: Carol Noll Hoskins, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826197252
Category: Medical
Page: 200
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This book offers the reader a synopsis of research, appreciating both the science and art of inquiry. It is designed to present the basic elements of conducting and understanding nursing research using an expeditious and useful reference format. This updated new edition offers the reader a step-by-step guide to conducting research and to understanding the research studies done by others. It describes both quantitative and qualitative investigations. The book is written in outline format, for quick reference. An important feature of the new edition is an extensive listing of online databases and knowledge resources. Graduate students and nurse researchers will find this an easily accessible source of valuable information.

Textbooks in School and Society

An Annotated Bibliography & Guide to Research
Author: Arthur Woodward,David L. Elliot,Kathleen Carter Nagel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135830975
Category: Education
Page: 182
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First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Wie schreibe ich eine Seminar- oder Examensarbeit?


Author: Walter Krämer
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593400065
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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Spätestens beim Verfassen der ersten Seminararbeit stehen viele Studierende vor großen Schwierigkeiten. Denn noch immer hängt ein erfolgreiches Studium hauptsächlich von der Benotung schriftlicher Hausarbeiten ab. Wie schreibe ich eine Seminar- oder Examensarbeit? ist die erweiterte und aktualisierte Neuauflage eines Standardwerks zu allen Fragen der schriftlichen wissenschaftlichen Arbeit, das vor allem für Studierende der Sozial-, Geistes- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften geeignet ist. Walter Krämer befasst sich in diesem Ratgeber mit allen Problemen, die beim Verfassen von Seminar- oder Examensarbeiten auftauchen: ° Wie wähle ich das richtige Thema aus? ° Wie organisiere ich meine Arbeit effektiv? ° Wie recherchiere ich mittels EDV? ° Was muss ich bei Gliederung und äußerer Form beachten? ° Worauf kommt es beim richtigen Zitieren an? ° Worauf muss ich bei der Niederschrift und der Endredaktion achten? Walter Krämers umfassendes Buch begleitet Studierende kompetent und verlässlich vom ersten Semester bis zum Examen. Autor: Walter Krämer, Autor des Bestsellers So lügt man mit Statistik, ist Professor für Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistik an der Universität Dortmund. Neben zahlreichen weiteren Büchern ist im Campus Verlag von ihm auch das Buch Statistik verstehen (3. Aufl. 1998) erschienen.

Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Education

New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 144
Author: Dionne Rosser-Mims,Joni Schwartz,Drayton,Talmadge C. Guy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119021936
Category: Education
Page: 104
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Here is an introduction to salient topics and issues affectingBlack males as they engage in adult basic education programs,pursue employment, and obtain higher education. The chaptersinclude academic research as well as program descriptions andpersonal narratives with a concern for the “livedexperiences” and the voices of the men. While not exhaustive, this volumne does hope to challengecommonly held stereotypes, interactions, and policies. It isdesigned to raise questions about the unique experiences of thisspecific population and to explore the sociocultural dynamics thatimpact their education. This is the 144th volume of the Jossey Bass series NewDirections for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for itsdepth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest toinstructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in abroad range of education settings, such as colleges anduniversities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, andmuseums.

Budget and Finance in the American Community College

New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 168
Author: Bers,Ronald B. Head,James C. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119041635
Category: Education
Page: 144
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Take an in depth look at the current key issues and practices in budgets and finance for community colleges. In this volume, topics include: the contemporary challenge of meeting growing demands for increased student persistence and success, diminishing state support for higher education, new calls for accountability and ways to measure institutionaleffectiveness, the increasing reliance of many community colleges on grants and other sources of revenue, and college policies that have significant financial ramifications. This is the 168th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

Institutionalizing Community Engagement in Higher Education: The First Wave of Carnegie Classified Institutions

New Directions for Higher Education, Number 147
Author: Lorilee R, Sandmann,Courtney H. Thornton,Audrey J. Jaeger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118216784
Category: Education
Page: 112
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Leading scholars of engagement analyze data from the first wave ofcommunity-engaged institutions as classified by the CarnegieFoundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The analysescollectively serve as a statement about the current status ofhigher education community engagement in the United States.Eschewing the usual arguments about why community engagement isimportant, this volume presents the first large-scale stocktakingabout the nature and extent of the institutionalization ofengagement in higher education. Aligned with the Carnegie CommunityEngagement Classification framework, the dimensions of leading,student learning, partnering, assessing, funding, and rewarding arediscussed. This volume recognizes the progress made by this first wave ofcommunity-engaged institutions of higher education, acknowledgesbest practices of these exemplary institutions, and offersrecommendations to leaders as a pathway forward. This is the 147th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher educationquarterly report series New Directions for HigherEducation. Addressed to presidents, vice presidents, deans,and other higher-education decision-makers on all kinds ofcampuses, New Directions for Higher Educationprovides timely information and authoritative advice about majorissues and administrative problems confronting everyinstitution.

Strategic Directions for Career Services Within the University Setting

New Directions for Student Services, Number 148
Author: Kelli K. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119023971
Category: Education
Page: 112
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Filled with strategic directions, practical advice and best practices, this volume delivers an overview of emerging trends for the career services profession. Hot topics include: a blend of research, case studies, and personal experiences that are intended to stimulate a productive dialogue about career services how career services professionals should be leaders in creating university-wide, innovative career programs and systems discussions of assessment, collaboration with academic advising, external relations, and internationalization. This is the 148th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.

Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Education

New Directions for Higher Education, Number 168
Author: Portnoi,Sylvia S. Bagley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119017505
Category: Education
Page: 112
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This volume delivers a cutting-edge analysis on vernacular globalization, or how local forces mediate global trends. It delves into the vital facets of the quest for global competitiveness, including: Global university rankings World-class universities University mergers Quality assurance Cross-border higher education International education hubs. The authors situate their topics within current international scholarship and demonstrate the myriad avenues through which local actors in higher education may respond to global competition. They pose critical questions about the impact of global competition in an increasingly hierarchical higher education environment, interrogating the potential for social injustice that arises. By providing an alternative perspective to the descriptive, normative approach that dominates the scholarship on global competition in higher education, the chapters in this volume open a fresh and invaluable dialogue in this arena. This is the 168th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Higher Education. Addressed to presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other higher education decision makers on all kinds of campuses, it provides timely information and authoritative advice about major issues and administrative problems confronting every institution.

Marginalized Students

New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 155
Author: Elizabeth M. Cox,Jesse S. Watson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118185242
Category: Education
Page: 112
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Gone are the days when the term diversity may have been usedto solely signify the color of one's skin or gender. This volumeexamines how diverse and marginalized populations aresituated within American community colleges amd pushes theboundaries of our understanding of these terms. The editors and contributing authors examine various studentgroups as well as give voice to the marginalization felt by a groupof faculty. Topics include: Examining the concept of student marginalization through aframework based on Dewey's 1916 work, Democracy andEducation Experiences of Adult English as Second Language learners Seeing the community college environment through the eyes ofstudent athletes Current research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, andqueer (LGBTQ) community college students and the need for more Student Veterans Underprepared college students and community College faculty in correctionalinstitutions. The volume concludes with key resources for anyone who workswith or researches marginalized populations. The resources includesources for further reading, existing organizations serving variousmarginalized groups, and some possible funding opportunities. This is the 155th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly reportseries New Directions for Community Colleges.Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vicepresidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-doorinstitutions, New Directions for Community Collegesprovides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of theirdistinctive and expanding educational mission.

Inclusive Teaching: Presence in the Classroom

New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 140
Author: Cornell Thomas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119036534
Category: Education
Page: 96
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In this volume, the authors focus on the importance of inclusiveteaching and the role faculty can play in helping students achieve,though not necessarily in the same way. To teach with a focus oninclusion means to believe that every person has the ability tolearn. It means that most individuals want to learn, to improvetheir ability to better understand the world in which they live,and to be able to navigate their pathways of life. This volume includes the following topics: • best practices for teaching students with social,economic, gender, or ethnic differences • adjustments to the teaching and learning process tofocus on inclusion • strategies for teaching that help learners connect whatthey know with the information presented • environments that maximize learners’ academic andsocial growth. The premise of inclusive teaching works to demonstrate that allpeople can and do learn. Educators and administrators canincorporate the techniques of inclusive learning and help learnersretain more information. This is the 140th volume of the quarterly Jossey-Bass highereducation series New Directions for Teaching and Learning. Itoffers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improvingcollege teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructorsand the latest findings of educational and psychologicalresearchers.