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Author York, Reginald O., 1942-

Title Conducting social work research : an experiential approach / Reginald O. York.

Imprint Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1998.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.3072 Y63C    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents 1. Introduction -- Unit I. Conducting Each Type of Social Work Research -- 2. Conducting Exploratory Research on Stress Using Qualitative Methods -- 3. Conducting Descriptive Research on the Qualities of the Good Manager -- 4. Conducting Explanatory Research on the Qualities of the Good Manager -- 5. Conducting Evaluative Research Using a Group Design: Is Project PARENTING Effective? -- 6. Conducting Evaluative Research Using the Single-Subject Design -- 7. Conducting Program Evaluations Using Qualitative and Quantitative Methods -- Unit II. Practical Guidelines for Conducting Social Work Research -- 8. Developing the Introduction and Literature Review for a Research Study -- 9. Writing Study Purposes, Questions, Hypotheses, and Titles -- 10. Using Standardized Instruments for Measuring Study Variables -- 11. Conducting a Mailed Survey -- 12. Writing the Methods, Results, and Conclusions for the Research Report -- Unit III. Analyzing Data in Social Work Research -- 13. Reviewing Basic Research Concepts Necessary for Data Analysis -- 14. Selecting a Statistical Measure for Your Study -- 15. Data Analysis Using SPSS for Windows -- 16. Selected Statistics with Illustrations Using SPSS for Windows -- 17. Analyzing Data in Evaluative Research. App. A. Questions to Be Considered in the Phases of Evaluative Research -- App. B. Determining Statistical Significance with the Binomial Test -- App. C. Calculating the Standard Deviation -- App. D. Using the One-Sample t Test for the One-Shot Case Study -- App. E. Determining Significant Improvement Using B Single-Subject Design -- App. F. Using t Test for Paired Data with the One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design.
Subject Social service -- Research -- Methodology.
Service social -- Recherche -- Méthodologie.
Social service -- Research -- Methodology. (OCoLC)fst01123274
Other Form: Online version: York, Reginald O., 1942- Conducting social work research. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1998 (OCoLC)643870675
ISBN 0205268919 (pbk.)
9780205268917 (pbk.)
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