Go to Use Your Articles for guidelines and instructions on using your articles to build your arguments and justifications for your proposed research study
Go to Write Your Introduction for guidelines and instructions on writing a compelling introduction and literature review
Go toIdentify Methods & Populations to identify appropriate methodologies and populations for your research area and then find articles that justify the use of those methods and populations for your proposed research design
Go toIdentify & Find Tests to identify appropriate tests and measures for your research area, find articles that justify the use of those tests and measures for your research design, and then find these tests and measures for your write-up
Designing your own study and writing your research proposal takes time, often more so than conducting the study. This practical, accessible guide by the American Psychological Association walks you through the entire process. You will learn to identify and narrow your research topic, develop your research question, design your study, and choose appropriate sampling and measurement strategies. The figures, tables, and exhibits offer a wealth of relatable examples, and students can use the many activities and worksheets to explore and apply concepts, as individuals or in groups.
The ultimate companion to successfully completing your research project, the author guides you through a step-by-step approach to research and provides all of the skills and momentum you need to excel. Each stage of a project is clearly set out with best practice highlighted alongside pragmatic advice for tackling research in the real world.
e-Source is a free website offered by NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) with 20 interactive chapters on cutting-edge social and behavioral science research methods, including social survey data collection, qualitative methods, clinical trials and measuring socioeconomic status. The chapters give an overview of new research methods as well as updates of existing methods.