Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners, Fifth Edition

This book has been written specifically for those with no previous experience of research or research methodology. Written in a logical and accessible style and providing helpful techniques and examples, it breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable operational steps.

The book guides you through your project from beginning to end by offering practical advice on:

  • formulating a research question
  • ethical considerations
  • carrying out a literature review
  • choosing a research design
  • selecting a sample
  • collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data writing a research report.
The book is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the social sciences embarking on quantitative or qualitative research projects.


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Cost Paperback Price - $47; Hardcover Price - $133; Electronic version - from $38
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2019; reference material

Date of Resource 2019

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 18:   Demonstrate understanding of the research process.
      • 18a:   Articulate the value of research to enhance the practice of genetic counseling.
      • 18b:   Demonstrate an ability to formulate a research question.
      • 18c:   Recognize the various roles a genetic counselor can play on a research team and identify opportunities to participate in and/or lead research studies.
      • 18d:   Identify available research-related resources.
      • 18e:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study design to critically evaluate research outcomes.
      • 18f:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study designs to educate clients about research studies relevant to them/their family.
      • 18g:   Describe the importance of human subjects' protection and the role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.