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  • Introduction to research 3/e
  • Brynard DJ, Hanekom SX, Brynard PA
  • ISBN: 9780627030178
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627031991
  • 111 Pages | Published: 2014

Researchers are often confronted with problems in the writing and successful completion of a research report, dissertation or thesis. As an introduction to research methodology, Introduction to research offers much-needed assistance to researchers in their scientific research.

It is a unique, accessible and easy-to-consult manual that will assist researchers in their research methodologies with brief and up-to-date guidelines. 

Contents include the following:

  • Aspects of research
  • Types of research that can be undertaken
  • Sources of topics for scientific research
  • Research problems
  • Writing and presenting of research proposals
  • Data collection and sampling
  • Academic writing
  • Ethics in research

Introduction to research is an essential introductory manual for all students and researchers across a variety of disciplines.

Chapter 1 Aspects of research
Chapter 2 Types of research
Chapter 3 Sources of topics for scientific research
Chapter 4 Demarcation of the research problem
Chapter 5 Formulating a hypothesis
Chapter 6 Writing a research proposal
Chapter 7 Basic reading techniques for literature review
Chapter 8 Methods for collecting data
Chapter 9 Preliminary investigation
Chapter 10 Data collection and sampling
Chapter 11 Data analysis
Chapter 12 Research report
Chapter 13 Technical aspects of report writing
Chapter 14 Academic writing
Chapter 15 Research ethics

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