Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Foundations.
Ch. 2. The discourse of science.
Ch. 3. Basic logic of quantitative inquiry.
Ch. 4. Basic logic of qualitative inquiry.
Ch. 5. Collecting the data.
Ch. 6. Assessing the findings.
Ch. 7. Exercises using research from the published literature. Covers types of research, reasoning and data, basic logic of quantitative and qualitative inquiry, major data collection strategies, and identification of research limitations. This book describes procedures for identifying limitations of research and rival explanations for research findings.