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Psychology Research & Writing Guides
Doing your qualitative psychology project by Edited by Cath Sullivan, Stephen Gibson and Sarah RileyContents: Coming up with a research question / Kathryn Kimmond -- Planning and ethics / Cath Sullivan and Sarah Riley -- Managing the project / Sarah Riley and Nigel King -- Doing a literature review / Michael Forrester -- Collecting your data / Siobhan Hugh-Jones and Stephen Gibson -- Analysing your data / Stephen Gibson and Siobhan Hugh-Jones -- Evaluating qualitative research / Nollaig Frost and Kathryn Kinmond -- Writing up a qualitative project / Sarah Riley -- What next? / Cath Sullivan
Call Number: Geisel Floor5, BF76.5 .D628 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchersNEW by Judith Bell with Stephen WatersContents: Pt. I Preparing the Ground -- 1.Approaches to Research -- Styles of research -- Action research and the role of practitioner researchers -- Case study -- Survey -- The experimental style -- Ethnography and the ethnographic style of research -- The grounded theory approach -- Narrative inquiry and stories -- Which approach? -- Laying the Groundwork Checklist -- Further reading -- 2.Planning the Project -- Selecting a topic -- Getting started -- The purpose of the study -- Hypotheses, objectives and researchable questions -- Working title and the project outline -- Timing -- Supervision -- Student-supervisor relationships -- Codes of practice for supervision -- Change of supervisor -- Keeping records of supervisory tutorials -- The research experience -- Writing as you go along and the research diary -- Planning the Project Checklist -- Further reading -- 3.Ethics and Integrity In Research --
Call Number: Geisel Floor6 LB1028 .B394 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Effective Writing in Psychology: papers, posters,and presentations by Bernard C. Beins; Agatha M. BeinsContents: Machine generated contents note: Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Writing in Psychology -- Part I. Organizing and Developing Your Ideas and Writing -- Formulating your Ideas -- Assessing Your Sources -- How to Conduct a Literature Search -- How to Read and Summarize a Journal Article -- Organizing a Paper -- Elements of Style -- Communicating Statistics -- Part II. Preparing APA Format Papers -- Writing a Thesis or a Term Paper -- The Introduction Section -- The Method Section -- The Results -- The Discussion Section -- References : Citations in the Text and the Reference List -- Final Touches : The Abstract and Formatting Details -- Part III. Communicating Beyond the Research Paper -- Creating Poster Presentations -- Giving Oral Presentations -- Presenting your Work on the Internet -- Submitting Your Plan to an Ethics Committee -- Appendix A : Example of APA-Style Manuscript with Common Errors -- Appendix B : Corrected APA-Style Manuscript -- References -- Subject -- Index -- Author Index -- Franz/Group Dynamics and Team Interventions -- Preface -- SECTION I : INTRODUCTION -- Introduction to Teams -- Methods of Assessing and Evaluating Team Functioning -- SECTION II : INPUTS -- Team Theories and Concepts -- Understanding Culture and Diversity -- Preparing the Environment for Teamwork -- SECTION III : PROCESSES -- Improving Small Group Communication and Trust -- Improving Creativity and Innovation -- Improving Problem Solving and Decision Making -- Understanding Cohesion and Collaboration -- Reducing Dysfunctional Conflict and Improving Cooperation -- Influence, Power, and Leadership -- Working in Virtual Teams -- SECTION IV : OUTPUTS -- Searching for Synergy : Creating a High-Performing Team -- Appendix : Improving Team MeetingsReferences
How to write in psychology: a student guide by Beech, John RContents: Some preliminaries -- Writing the essay -- Preliminaries to writing the lab report -- Writing the quantitative lab report -- Writing the qualitative research report -- Presenting numbers, tables, and figures -- Writing the project -- Writing for exams and answering MCQs -- Writing for other purposes -- Attention to detail : more on APA formatting, especially references -- Some basics of grammar and common confusions -- Improve your editing skills
The Psychologist's Companion: a guide to writing scientific papers for students and researchers by Robert J. Sternberg; Karin SternbergThe Psychologist's Companion is intended for students as well as young professionals and writers at all stages of their careers seeking inspiration and guidelines for better scientific writing. This book is also a resource for researchers in related fields. It has been comprehensively updated, revised, and extended for its fifth edition and includes the latest style guidelines of the American Psychological Association's Publication Manual (sixth edition, 2009) as well as chapters encompassing the entire research process from doing literature research and planning an experiment to writing the paper. It features new chapters on literature research; ethics; and generating, evaluating, and selling ideas. The Psychologist's Companion also provides information on writing book proposals, grant proposals, and lectures.
Writing Empirical Research Reports: a basic guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences by Fred Pyrczak; Randall R. BruceContents: Structuring a research report -- Writing simple research hypotheses -- A closer look at hypotheses -- Writing research objectives and questions -- Writing titles -- Writing introductions and literature reviews -- Writing definitions -- Writing assumptions, limitations, and delimitations -- Writing method sections -- Describing experimental methods -- Writing analysis and results sections -- Writing discussion sections -- Writing abstracts -- A closer look at writing reports of qualitative research -- Preparing references lists -- References -- Appendix A. Checklist of guidelines -- Appendix B. Thinking straight and writing that way -- Appendix C. The null hypothesis and significance testing
Call Number: Geisel Floor6, LB2369 .P97 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Writing for Psychology by Janina M. Jolley; Mark L. Mitchell; Robert P. O'SheaContents: What every student should know about writing psychology papers -- Writing essays and term papers -- Writing research reports and proposals -- Finding, reading, citing, and referencing sources -- Making your case: a guide to skeptical reading and logical writing -- Writing the wrongs: how to avoid gruesome grammar, putrid punctuation, and saggy style -- Preparing the final draft
Call Number: Geisel Floor5, BF76.7 .M58 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Writing in Psychology by Scott A. MillerContents: The importance of writing -- Some general advice about how to write -- Conducting a literature search -- Sections of an empirical report : title page, abstract, introduction, and method -- Sections of an empirical report : results and discussion -- Research proposals -- Literature reviews -- Rules of writing : APA -- Rules of writing : general
Call Number: Geisel Floor5, BF76.7 .M55 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Writing Literature Reviews: guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences by Jose L. GalvanContents: Writing reviews of academic literature: an overview -- Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes -- Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review -- General guidelines for analyzing literature -- Analyzing quantitative research literature -- Analyzing qualitative research literature -- Building tables to summarize literature -- Synthesizing literature prior to writing a review -- Guidelines for writing a first draft -- Guidelines for developing a coherent essay -- Guidelines on style, mechanics, and language usage -- Incorporating feedback and refining the first draft -- Preparing a reference list -- Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft