Research Methods: Collections

Routledge acquires Pyrczak Publishing textbooks!

We are delighted to announce that Pyrczak Publishing textbooks are now available from Routledge.

A leading publisher of Statistics, Research Methods, Study Skills, and Classroom Assessment, these important titles from Pyrczak compliment Routledge's list of Research Methods textbooks and create a more expansive offering to our customers in this burgeoning area.

Research Methods for Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Preparing Literature Reviews

    Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 5th Edition

    By M Ling Pan

    • Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13

  • Using Sources Effectively

    Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism, 5th Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Now in its fifth, expanded edition, Using Sources Effectively, Fifth Edition targets the two most prominent problems in current research-paper writing: the increase in unintentional plagiarism and the ineffective use of research source material. Designed as a supplementary textbook for both…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30

  • Conducting Research

    Social and Behavioral Science Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • Prepares students to conduct their first empirical research study, with quantitative and qualitative methods covered in detail. Common features as well as differences between the two research approaches are explored. • While theoretical material is included, the emphasis is on providing practical…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Questionnaire Research

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step guidance for students who will be conducting their first surveys to collect factual information, measure attitudes, and evaluate products, services, and programs using questionnaires. • Each chapter is structured around easy-to-follow guidelines. • Numerous examples…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Writing Empirical Research Reports

    A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 8th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • Designed for students who will be writing research proposals, reports, theses, and dissertations. • The 15 chapters cover 191 guidelines for effective scientific writing. The guidelines are fully illustrated with easy-to-follow examples. • The guidelines describe the types of information that…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Social Science Research

    A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Turner C Lomand

    • This new edition gives students valuable practice in reading and evaluating research. All major methods of research are illustrated, including qualitative research, content/document analysis, survey research, observational research, experimental research, and program evaluation. • The articles…

    Paperback – 2012-04-01

  • Creative Problem Solving

    A Step-by-Step Approach, 1st Edition

    By Robert A Harris

    Provides step-by-step guidance on evaluating and implementing creative problem solving solutions. Ideal for all students who are pursuing careers as decision makers. Defines creative thinking and dispels misconceptions and negative attitudes that prevent students from taking creative approaches to…

    Paperback – 2002-01-01

  • Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation

    Professors Share Their Techniques & Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak

    • Seventy professors share their tips, techniques, and strategies for overcoming roadblocks to the completion of a thesis or dissertation. • Many of the professors share their personal experiences in completing their dissertations. With hindsight, they offer advice based on these experiences. The…

    Paperback – 2000-01-01

  • Practical Problems in Research Methods

    A Casebook with Questions for Discussion, 1st Edition

    By Estabrook D Verdugo

    • Each of the 53 cases presents a practical problem faced by a researcher and the solution he or she selected. •The questions encourage students to evaluate the researcher’s solution and consider alternatives. •All cases are drawn from the published literature. Your students will evaluate real…

    Paperback – 1998-06-01

  • Real Data

    A Statistics Workbook Based on Empirical Data, 1st Edition

    By Zealure C Holcomb

    • In Real Data, students predict the answers to interesting questions. Then they analyze data supplied by leading researchers to see if there is empirical support for their predictions. • Students get practice in computing all the major statistics usually covered in an introductory statistics…

    Paperback – 1997-01-01

  • Writing Business Research Reports

    A Guide to Scientific Writing, 1st Edition

    By Matthew J Rehart

    Paperback – 1993-10-01

  • Case Studies in Mental Health Treatment

    A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kalina

    Paperback – 1993-01-06