Textbooks: Communication Research Methods

  • Applied Communication Research Methods: Getting Started as a Researcher book cover

    Applied Communication Research Methods

    Getting Started as a Researcher, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Boyle, Mike Schmierbach

    A hands-on guide for applying research methods to common problems, issues, projects, and questions that communication practitioners deal with on a regular basis, this text demonstrates the relevance of research in professional roles and communication and media careers. The second edition features…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry: Walking the Path book cover

    Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry

    Walking the Path, 1st Edition

    By Thalia M. Mulvihill, Raji Swaminathan

    Arts-Based Educational Research and Qualitative Inquiry introduces novice qualitative researchers, within education and related fields, to arts-based educational research (ABER). Abundant prompts and exercises are provided to help readers apply the concepts and experiment with various applications…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Theories and Methods of Writing Center Studies: A Practical Guide book cover

    Theories and Methods of Writing Center Studies

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Mackiewicz, Rebecca Babcock

    This collection helps students and researchers understand the foundations of writing center studies in order to make sound decisions about the types of methods and theoretical lenses that will help them formulate and answer their research questions. In the collection, accomplished writing center…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Communication Research Measures III: A Sourcebook book cover

    Communication Research Measures III

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Graham, Joseph P. Mazer

    Building on the measures included in the original 1994 volume and subsequent 2009 volume, Communication Research Measures III: A Sourcebook extends its coverage of measurement issues and trends across the entire communication discipline. Volume III features entirely new content and offers an…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Doing Academic Research: A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Analysis book cover

    Doing Academic Research

    A Practical Guide to Research Methods and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ted Gournelos, Joshua R. Hammonds, Maridath A. Wilson

    Doing Academic Research is a concise, accessible, and tightly organized overview of the research process in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Conducting effective scholarly research can seem like a frustrating, confusing, and unpleasant experience. Early researchers often have…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Creative Qualitative Researcher: Writing That Makes Readers Want to Read book cover

    The Creative Qualitative Researcher

    Writing That Makes Readers Want to Read, 1st Edition

    By Ronald J. Pelias

    The Creative Qualitative Researcher is designed to help readers see the range of possibilities of creative scholarship. The phrase "creative qualitative researchers" points toward scholars who call upon their literary skills to evoke the emotional and intellectual complexity of their subjects; who…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Media Messages: Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research book cover

    Analyzing Media Messages

    Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research, 4th Edition

    By Daniel Riffe, Stephen Lacy, Frederick Fico, Brendan Watson

    Analyzing Media Messages, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive guide to conducting content analysis research. It establishes a formal definition of quantitative content analysis; gives step-by-step instructions on designing a content analysis study; and explores in depth several recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research book cover

    An Integrated Approach to Communication Theory and Research

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Don W. Stacks, Michael B. Salwen, Kristen C. Eichhorn

    This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of current theory and research written by the top theorists and researchers in each area. It has been updated to address the growing influence of technology, changing relationships, and several growing integrated approaches to communication and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Understanding Communication Research Methods: A Theoretical and Practical Approach book cover

    Understanding Communication Research Methods

    A Theoretical and Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen M. Croucher, Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, this textbook offers students practical reasons why they should care about research methods and a guide to actually conducting research themselves. Examining quantitative, qualitative, and critical…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • How to Write Qualitative Research book cover

    How to Write Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork book cover

    Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha Senda-Cook, Aaron Hess, Michael Middleton, Danielle Endres

    Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork compiles foundational articles highlighting the development of fieldwork in rhetorical criticism. Presenting a wide variety of approaches, the volume begins with a section establishing the starting points for the development of fieldwork in rhetorical criticism and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Data-Driven Public Relations Research: 21st Century Practices and Applications book cover

    Data-Driven Public Relations Research

    21st Century Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Jim Eggensperger, Natalie Redcross

    The public relations industry is undergoing a revolution in using data to define promotional programs, to measure influence and to address the needs of clients with more precision than ever. Applying tools that range from online surveys to social-media listening to applying big data with…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

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