Organized to advise the researcher from the beginning of a project through to the end, this volume looks at initiating and nurturing relationships with school stakeholders. It is suitable for researchers in educational and school psychology and school psychologists, social workers, and schools administrators.
Emerging researchers are often surprised to learn that instrument selection is a complex and important step in the process of research design. This concise guide explains how to identify appropriate instruments, select the best ones for the job, and properly describe the instruments so that others will know how and why they were chosen.
Now in a second edition, this groundbreaking investigation into the nature of cognitive reality explores various manifestations of consciousness, including more familiar states such as sleeping and dreaming, as well as hypnosis, trance, dissociation, and near-death experiences.
Presents explanatory approaches to model-based measurement that provide various psychological constructs with 'authentic' measures such as constructed-response tasks and performance assessment. This title is suitable for students, teachers, researchers, and practitioners alike, in variety of psychology subdisciplines.
Brings together a diverse group of scholars to illuminate the value that qualitative methods bring to studying psychological phenomena in depth and in context. A range of techniques, guiding paradigms, and rich case examples are explored. Thoroughly updated chapters reflect advances in this dynamic field.
A Guide to Experience Sampling and Daily Diary Methods
A step-by-step guide to researching what people do in their everyday lives. This practical, beginner-friendly book teaches readers how to do daily life research, which is the study of what people do in their ordinary environments in their everyday lives. The basic approach is to collect data intensively over time, at least once a day for ......
Technological advances have led to an abundance of widely-available data on every aspect of life today. Psychologists today have more information than ever before on human cognition, emotion, attitudes, and behaviour. This book addresses the opportunities and challenges that this data presents to psychological researchers.