This is the very first comprehensive guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Ideally suited to psychology students and researchers alike, and covering both qualitative and quantitative techniques, the ebook Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology: Design, Analysis and Reporting (ePub) takes readers on a journey from research design to final reporting.
The ebook is divided into 4 sections, with chapters written by leading international researchers working in a range of applied settings:
- Getting Started
- Data Analysis
- Data Collection
- Research Dissemination
With coverage of sampling and ethical issues and chapters on everything from quasi-experimental and experimental designs to longitudinal data collection and focus groups, the PDF ebook provides a concise overview not only of the options available for applied research but also of how to make sense of the data produced. It includes chapters on organisational interventions and the use of digital technologies and concludes with chapters on how to publish your research, whether it’s a journal article, organizational report or thesis.
“This is a comprehensive guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Covering both qualitative and quantitative techniques, the ebook takes readers on a journey from research design to final reporting.” ― Journal of Consumer Policy
“This comprehensive ebook contains a set of practical and accessible chapters dealing with the essentials of doing applied research in psychology, from designing a study to reporting its results. I am sure that many researchers in psychology – at all levels – will profit from the insights discussed in this ebook.” – Toon W. Taris, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
“Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology is a thorough and accessible introduction to the research methods used by applied psychologists and organizational researchers. It includes both advanced and basic topics as well as topics that are often overlooked in textbooks on research methodology. It is both a teaching tool for college students learning to conduct research and a resource for experienced researchers who need a source to consult on a particular topic.” – Paul Spector, University of South Florida, USA