Your Psychology Project : The Essential Guide

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Pub. Date: 2007-10-15
Publisher(s): SAGE Publications Ltd
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"This guide will serve well as a handbook for undergraduate psychology students working on senior projects or theses. Clear, concise, and well organized, the book instructs the student from the beginning of the project to the final draft and offers advice both specific and general." -J. Bailey, CHOICE Anxious about your final year Psychology Project? Having trouble getting started?Your Psychology Project: The Essential Guide for Success clearly maps out all the requirements of a project in psychology. Acting as a definitive survival manual it guides students through every aspect of a psychology project from conception of an idea, to writing up the final draft. It will help students think through the whole research process by bridging the relationship between the research question, the design, and the use of statistical and qualitative analyses. By using clear practical examples this book provides an invaluable insight into applying theory to practice and will equip students with the knowledge, skills and abilty to carry out and write up their thesis project.Written in a clear and engaging manner Your Psychology Project: The Essential Guide for Success should be essential reading for all students undertaking a psychology research project.

Table of Contents

The Psychology Project as a Means of Acquiring Knowledge
Ethics for Research in Psychology
Choosing a Topic and the Research Proposal
A Connected and Convincing Argument
Maximizing Supervision
How to Handle the Research Literature
How to Write a Good Introduction
Sampling Considerations
Sourcing Materials and Measures for Psychological Research
Quantitative Methods Of Inquiry
Quantitative Methods of Inquiry
Analyzing Quantitative Data
Designing and Conducting an Experimental Based Project
Writing Up Your Quantitative Methodology
Writing Up Your Quantitative Results Section
Writing Up Your Quantitative Discussion Section
Qualitative Methods Of Inquiry
Qualitative Methods of Inquiry
Analyzing Qualitative Data
The Semi-Structured Interview as Part of Grounded Theory
Designing, Conducting and Analyzing a Grounded Theory Based Project
Writing Up Your Qualitative Methodology
Writing Up Your Qualitative Findings and Discussion
The Final Touches
Title and Abstract
The Final Write-Up
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