RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A PROCESS APPROACH, Seventh Edition, offers students an in-depth introduction to the process of research design and methods. It is distinguished by its application of the process approach, a proven strategy for guiding students at each step in designing, conducting, and evaluating psychological research.
Part I introduces general principles of research design, and Part II guides students through various research methods and designs, including experimental and nonexperimental designs. Part III focuses on describing, analyzing, and reporting research data, and Part IV discusses advanced topics in research methods, such as multivariate design and the role of theory in science. This fourth edition incorporates coverage of computer-based resources such as databases and the Internet. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.