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Doing collaborative research in psychology : a team-based guide

Author: Jerusha Beth Detweiler-Bedell; Brian Thomas Detweiler-Bedell
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : SAGE, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an engaging journey through the process of conducting research in psychology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerusha Beth Detweiler-Bedell; Brian Thomas Detweiler-Bedell
ISBN: 9781412988179 1412988179
OCLC Number: 780398244
Description: xxi, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Undergraduate Research Experience --
Team-Based Learning and Teaching --
The Evolution of Expertise --
Research in the Lab or the Classroom --
Principles of Effective Collaboration --
Conclusion--
Idea Generation --
Putting Effective Brainstorming Into Practice --
Conclusion --
Theories are Clear and Concise Explanations --
Initially, Keep Your Idea Abstract --
The Pitfalls of "the Literature" --
The Nuts and Bolts of a Successful Literature Search --
From Theory to Prediction --
Conclusion --
The Goals and Ethics of Science --
The Formation of Ethics Committees --
Research Is Not Reality TV... or Is It? --
Protecting Research Participants --
The Nuts and Bolts of an IRB Application --
Ethics in Action --
Conclusion --
Designing Your Study --
Translating Your Plan Into an Elegant Methodology --
Selecting Measures --
Investigating Moderators --
Conclusion --
Beginners's Mind --
First of All, Don't Panic! --
Statistics as "Principled Argument" --
The Basics: Statistics' Three Sacred Tools --
Putting These Tools Together --
Advanced Statistics: A Matter of Correlation --
Statistics and Experimental Design --
Working with Data --
Conclusion --
What is a Pilot Study? --
Conducting a Careful Pilot Study --
Using Piloting Feedback --
Learning from Experience --
Conclusion --
Avoiding Threats to Internal Validity --
Primer on Running Participants --
Participant Recruitment --
Studies Conducted "in the Field" or Online --
Coordinating Your Team's Efforts --
Conclusion --
The Pitfalls in Presenting --
Principles of Good Presentations --
The Nuts and Bolts of Presenting Your Research --
Collaborative Writing --
Using Deadlines --
Creating Outlines --
Overcoming the Challenges of Group Writing --
Peer Editing --
The Mechanics of Good Writing --
Conclusion --
Successful Self-Initiated Projects --
The Mentoring Relationship --
Developing the Project --
Peer Mentoring --
Finding Funding for Student- Initiated Research --
Conclusion --
Reflecting on your Experiences --
Assessing Your Experiences --
Marketing Yourself to Employers --
Marketing Yourself to Graduate Programs --
How You Have Changed --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jerusha B. Detweiler-Bedell, Brian Detweiler-Bedel ; foreword by Philip Zimbardo.
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