Part 1 Selecting a topic: choosing a subject-- forming an outline. Part 2 Reviewing the literature: tools-- writing the review. Part 3 Developing your model: specifying your models-- defining the methodology. Part 4 Presenting your case: telling a story-- data-gathering. Part 5 Coming to a conclusion: the conclusion-- the dissertation process. Part 6 Final topics-- the humanities and the natural sciences-- funding.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Describes the quantitative research process--framing analytical questions, developing a comprehensive outline, providing a roadmap for the reader, and accessing indispensable computer and program tools. Supplies end-of-chapter checklists, extensive examples, and biobliographies. (source: Nielsen Book Data)