The social work student's research handbook

Main Author: Steinberg, Dominique Moyse,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
Physical Description: x, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Edition: Second edition.
Subjects:
Item Description: Includes index.
Social work research : context and politics -- Ethics -- Evidence and professional social work practice -- Problem formulation : what to study -- Using the literature -- Working from questions or hypotheses -- Variables -- Assumptions -- Design options -- Exploratory design -- Descriptive design -- Experimental design -- Correlational design -- Plausible alternative explanations -- Practice evaluation -- Program evaluation -- Working toward reliability and validity -- Sampling -- Data collection -- Data analysis : an overview -- Qualitative data analysis : making sense of words -- Quantitative data analysis : making sense of descriptive statistics -- Quantitative data analysis : making sense of inferential statistics -- Tests of statistical significance -- Wrapping it up.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: x, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781138844094
1138844098
9781138910829
1138910821