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Chapter Notes Leedy - Ch 1: What is Research? (3-13)...

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Ch 1: What is Research? (3-13) Research is NOT: Research IS: 8 Characteristics of Research: Discovering the Discipline of Research
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Ch 2: Tools of Research (14-44) “Research Tools” vs. “Research Methodology” 6 General Tools 1) Library 2) Computer/Internet 3) Measurement a. b. Scales c. Validity vs. Reliability 4) Statistics a. Descriptive b. Inferential 5) Logic (“Human Mind”) a. Deductive vs. Inductive Reasoning b. The Scientific Method c. Critical Thinking 6) Language
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Ch 3: The Problem (49-68) Finding Research Projects/Problems Converting the Problem into Sub-Problems Delineation/Scope The Proposal
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Ch 4: The Review of the Related Literature (70-89) Purpose of the Lit Review 1) Context of Research 2) Process and Content Credibility of Sources How to Organize 1) Your Search 2) Your Write-up Taxonomies 1) Chronological 2) Conceptual 3) Hierarchical 7 Rules for the Literature Review
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Ch 5: Planning Your Research Design (91-120) Ten-Step Basic Format
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Chapter Notes Leedy - Ch 1: What is Research? (3-13)...

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