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Scientific Inquiry in Social Work

Author: Matthew DeCarlo
Subject: Sociology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Open Social Work Education
ISBN: 9781975033729
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As an introductory textbook for social work students studying research methods/ this book guides students through the process of creating a research project. Students will learn how to discover a researchable topic that is interesting to them/ examine scholarly literature/ formulate a proper research question/ design a quantitative or qualitative study to answer their question/ carry out the design/ interpret quantitative or qualitative results/ and disseminate their findings to a variety of audiences. Examples are drawn from the author's practice and research experience/ as well as topical articles from the literature. There are ancillary materials available for this book.

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