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

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2010-01-28
Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Summary

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 & Education Research Methods, Second Edition 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, this text uses plenty of health education examples, some from former graduate students’ work, to help students learn and understand how research is used within the Health Promotion and Education profession.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Introduction to Research and the Research Requirement
Chapter2 Finding a Topic and Getting Started
Chapter3 The Literature Review
Chapter4 Theory and Research
Chapter5 Research Questions and Hypotheses (Writing Chapter I)
Chapter6 Research Ethics
Chapter7 Selecting Study Participants
Chapter8 Instrumentation
Chapter9 Quantitative Research Methods: Experimental (Writing Chapter III)
Chapter10 Quantitative Research Methods: Non-experimental (Writing Chapter III)
Chapter11 Qualitative Research Methods (Writing Chapter III)
Chapter12 Data Analysis and Reporting the Findings (Writing Chapters III and IV)
Chapter13 Conclusions, Discussion, and Recommendations (Writing Chapter V)
Chapter14 Sharing Your Findings (Writing Beyond Chapter V)
AppendixA Development of a Unified Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession
AppendixB Guidelines for Faculty-Student Collaboration, Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida
AppendixC Establishing Content Validity: Using Qualitative and Quantitative Steps

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