|Practical Research: Design and Process, Global Edition||
Practical Research: Design and Process, Global Edition
For introductory research methods courses in any area of study.
An engaging, cross-disciplinary guide to research methodology
Practical Research is a do-it-yourself, how-to manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a variety of courses in basic research methodology, the book uses a conversational tone, step-by-step instructions and practical suggestions to guide the reader from the selection of a problem to the preparation of a completed report.
The 13th Edition includes the latest technology-based strategies and tools for research, a greater focus on the ethics of research, new examples, and expanded discussions of action research and participatory designs.
Jeanne Ellis Ormrod received her A.B. in psychology from Brown University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She was Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado for 22 years, where she taught courses in research methods and assessment as well as in her academic discipline; she is currently Professor Emerita of Psychological Sciences there. Subsequently, she has also taught research methods at the University of New Hampshire. She has published and presented extensively on cognition and memory, cognitive development, instruction, and related topics but is probably best known for this book and several others: How We Think and Learn, Human Learning, Child Development and Education (co-authored with Teresa McDevitt), Educational Psychology (9th and 10th editions co-authored with Eric Anderman and Lynley Anderman), and Essentials of Educational Psychology (5th and 6th editions co-authored with Brett Jones). She now lives in New Hampshire with her husband Richard, with one of her three children and her three grandchildren living nearby.