Winner third place--american journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Nursing Research Category. End-of-chapter writing exercises, research activities, and suggested resources. Chapters on each approach follow a unique format--they present a template for a research proposal and explain in detail how to conceptualize and fill in every section.
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This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, arts-based, mixed methods, and community-based participatory research.
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Each chapter within the section will include a a description of the theory with goals, and genders, b the original development of and interactions of the theory, ethnicities, d generalizability of the theory across cultures, e the use and application of the theory, g any instruments associated with the theory, assumptions, f critiques of the theory, and aspects particular to the theory, c validation of the theory, and h two to five particular studies exemplifying particular theories as individuals have used them in theoretical framework of dissertations or published articles and be written by the original theorist or prominent contributors to the theory.
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Use these focused guidelines to help you through every stage of the dissertation process!Written for practicing educators pursuing a doctoral degree, this resource provides a step-by-step process for developing and completing an academically rigorous dissertation in a time-efficient manner.
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Reflective oversight boxes in each chapter, prompting readers to direct metacognitive activities. From daunting to doable in six steps The process of literature search and composing a formal literature review can be intimidating.
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Each genre is described in detail and brought to life with robust research examples. Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research ABR, implementing, this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses issues in designing, evaluating, and publishing ABR studies.
Handbook of Arts-Based Research #ad - . The companion website includes selected figures from the book in full color, additional online-only figures, and links to online videos of performance pieces. This e-book edition features 61 full-color figures. See also Dr. Team approaches, ethics, sociology, and public scholarship are discussed, health sciences, as are innovative ways that ABR is used within creative arts therapies, psychology, education, business, and other disciplines.
Leavy's authored book, second edition, Method Meets Art, an ideal course text that provides an accessible introduction to ABR.
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Implications for creative arts therapies are addressed throughout. See also Dr. Increased attention to public scholarship and audience issues. Instructive research examples from multiple disciplines. Most end-of-chapter exemplars are new; plus links to online exemplars added for ABR performance studies. Expanded discussions of ABR as a paradigm, playbuilding, and technology.
Method Meets Art, Second Edition: Arts-Based Research Practice #ad - An exemplary research article or online video link demonstrates each set of techniques in practice. Pedagogical features *Checklists of issues to consider when deciding how to use a particular method. Chapter on the criteria for evaluating ABR studies. Patricia leavy addresses all eight major ABR genres--narrative inquiry, theatre, fiction-based research, dance, poetry, film, music, and visual art.
Flexibly organized so that chapters can be read independently or in sequence. Winner--aera division d significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology Award.
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By exploring qualitative research through a unique analytic lens, then cumulatively elaborating on methods in each successive chapter, this innovative work cultivates a skill set and literacy base that prepares readers to work strategically with empirical materials in their own fieldwork.