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Making sense of research

Martha Brown Menard

Making sense of research

a guide to research literacy for complementary practitioners

by Martha Brown Menard

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Published by Curties-Overzet Publications in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMartha Brown Menard.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18210525M
ISBN 100968525636
OCLC/WorldCa52460564

Making Sense of Secondary Science: Research into Children's Ideas provides a concise, accessible summary of the research that has been done internationally in this area. The research findings are arranged in three main sections: life and living processes; . Practical and straightforward, with special attention paid to the possibilities in computer-aided analysis, Making Sense of Qualitative Data is an invaluable resource to students and professionals in qualitative and research methods, sociology, anthropology, communication, management, and education.

  Making Sense of People provides the scientific frameworks and tools we need to improve our intuition, and assess people more consciously, systematically, and effectively. Leading neuroscientist Samuel H. Barondes explains the research behind each standard personality category: extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and /5. Though research topics can be difficult to grasp, Making Sense of Research, fourth edition clarifies the subject by providing a straightforward guide to the basics. Topics covered include: The role of research in health and social care - The nature of knowledge in health and social care - The research process - Ethical issues - Searching and reviewing the literature - Making sense of data analysis.

Making sense of research is also about doing your own site-specific, user-driven research as a way of sustaining school improvement, keeping vision alive, and . Making Sense of the Social World is an engaging and innovative introduction to social research for students who need to understand methodologies and results, but who may never conduct the research themselves. It provides a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques, and is written in a less formal style than many 4/5(1).


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The key idea in this book is how to come up with the right research question (s), which can be the most important aspect of this process.

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In this book, the authors bring the best of two worlds to the writing of this book - the "real" world where education is practiced daily and the "research" world where the "disciplined search for knowledge" (Smith & Glass,p.6) is ongoing. Making Sense of Research book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for Making sense of research book.

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It will also be very useful for the practitioner who desires to inform his or her clinical practice with an evidence-based perspective.4/5(7). We, the authors of Making Sense of Research, are related to one another, as you may have already surmised.

We are a mother-son team—an unusual writing combination to be sure. But we think you will find that our unique blend of training and experiences provides a helpful perspective as you attempt to make sense of education research. Making sense of research is designed to take students beyond the messy experiential realm into what actually happens when getting registered, writing proposals, being examined and eventually crossing the stage to be capped.

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The authors provide a foundation of research knowledge by explaining the role of research in health and social care, giving an overview of the research process and presenting a range of approaches both quantitative and qualitative.5/5(1).'Making sense of research' means a range of things.

It means working critically and reflexively so that the knowledge produced by the research can be assessed in the light of the ways the research was carried out, the theoretical approach of the researchers and the context of the project.WHAT IS QUALITATIVE RESEARCH? There are about as many definitions of qualitative research as there are books on the subject.

Some authors highlight the research purpose and focus: Qualitative researchers are interested in understanding the meaning people have constructed, that is, how people make sense of their world and the.