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Feminist Evaluation and Research: Theory and Practice

by Sharon Brisolara, Denise Seigart & Saumitra SenGupta The Guilford Press (March 31, 2014)

This thought-provoking book explores the 'whats,' 'whys,' and 'hows' of integrating feminist theory and methods into applied research and evaluation practice. Illustrative cases drawn from U.S. and international...


Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach

by Ruthellen Josselson The Guilford Press (March 12, 2013)

Engagingly written, this book builds the reader's skills for conducting in-depth interviews designed to address a particular research question. With an emphasis on the dynamics of the research relationship,...


Being an Evaluator

by Donna R. Podems The Guilford Press (October 29, 2018)

Demystifying the evaluation journey, this is the first evaluation mentoring book that addresses the choices, roles, and challenges that evaluators must navigate in the real world. Experienced evaluator and trainer...


Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by Donna M. Mertens & Amy T. Wilson The Guilford Press (November 14, 2018)

The leading text that covers both the theory and practice of evaluation in one engaging volume has now been revised and updated with additional evaluation approaches (such as mixed methods and principles-focused...


Spark

by Patricia Leavy The Guilford Press (October 22, 2018)

Professor Peyton Wilde has an enviable life teaching sociology at an idyllic liberal arts college--yet she is troubled by a sense of fading inspiration. One day an invitation arrives. Peyton has been selected...


Teaching Qualitative Research

by Raji Swaminathan & Thalia M. Mulvihill The Guilford Press (August 10, 2018)

This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across...


Handbook of Arts-Based Research

by Patricia Leavy The Guilford Press (June 18, 2017)

Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses issues in designing,...


Nursing Informatics

by American Nurses Association Nursesbooks (November 04, 2014)

Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom...


The Art and Science of Nurse Coaching

by Darlene R. Hess & Barbara M. Dossey Nursesbooks (January 10, 2013)

This book describes the rapidly emerging role of Nurse Coach – a role that speaks to the heart of nursing, but one that all providers can embrace. Nurse Coaching is all about interaction with clients in a...


Data Makes the Difference

by Kimberly S. Glassman & Peri Rosenfeld Nursesbooks (April 01, 2015)

Did you know that the data used for measuring and safety purposes actually comes directly from the information on patient care you document daily? You generate the data — now it’s time to own it! “Data...


Nightingale's Vision

by Sue Johnson Nursesbooks (January 19, 2016)

Florence Nightingale never could have predicted the current, complex landscape of the nursing profession when she built its foundations more than a century ago. But her vision is still alive, as evidenced in...


Clinical Research Nursing

by American Nurses Association & International Association of Clinical Research Nurses Nursesbooks (October 21, 2016)

Clinical research nursing focuses on the care of research participants and the protocols of clinical research and trials. The clinical researcher nurse (CRN) balances the needs of the participant and the requirements...


Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

by Patricia Leavy The Guilford Press (April 07, 2017)

This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research....


Notes on Nightingale

by Sioban Nelson & Anne Marie Rafferty ILR Press

Florence Nightingale remains an inspiration to nurses around the world for her pioneering work treating wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War; authorship of Notes on Nursing, the foundational text...


Safety in Numbers

by Suzanne Gordon, John Buchanan & Tanya Bretherton ILR Press

Legally mandated nurse-to-patient ratios are one of the most controversial topics in health care today. Ratio advocates believe that minimum staffing levels are essential for quality care, better working conditions,...


When to Use What Research Design

by W. Paul Vogt, Dianne C. Gardner & Lynne M. Haeffele The Guilford Press (April 02, 2012)

Systematic, practical, and accessible, this is the first book to focus on finding the most defensible design for a particular research question. Thoughtful guidelines are provided for weighing the advantages...


Practice-driven Research: A practical approach to aged care knowledge development

by Tracey McDonald Woodslane Press (September 18, 2015)

This book provides a short, sharp, relevant approach and simple tools that will help time-poor leaders in the medical profession to better engage and motivate their people.


Qualitative Research: Studying How Things Work

by Robert E. Stake The Guilford Press (March 03, 2010)

This book provides invaluable guidance for thinking through and planning a qualitative study. Rather than offering recipes for specific techniques, master storyteller Robert Stake stimulates readers to discover...


When Research Goes Off the Rails: Why It Happens and What You Can Do About It

by David L. Streiner & Souraya Sidani The Guilford Press (March 11, 2011)

Few behavioral or health science studies proceed seamlessly. This refreshingly candid guide presents firsthand vignettes of obstacles on the bumpy road of research and offers feasible, easy-to-implement solutions....


Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis: Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive

by Frederick J. Wertz, Kathy Charmaz, Linda M. McMullen & Ruthellen Josselson et al. The Guilford Press (June 17, 2011)

This unique text provides a broad introduction to qualitative analysis together with concrete demonstrations and comparisons of five major approaches. Leading scholars apply their respective analytic lenses...


Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher: A Guide to Producing Research That Matters

by Rex B. Kline The Guilford Press (August 21, 2008)

Students and beginning researchers often discover that their introductory statistics and methods courses have not fully equipped them to plan and execute their own behavioral research studies. This indispensable...


Oral History for the Qualitative Researcher: Choreographing the Story

by Valerie J. Janesick The Guilford Press (March 18, 2010)

Oral history is a particularly useful way to capture ordinary people's lived experiences. This innovative book introduces the full array of oral history research methods and invites students and qualitative...


Mixed Methods Research: Merging Theory with Practice

by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber The Guilford Press (January 15, 2010)

This accessibly written book is ideal for use in graduate courses or by practicing researchers and evaluators. The author puts the research problem at center stage, showing how mixed methods designs can fruitfully...


Writing a Proposal for Your Dissertation: Guidelines and Examples

by Steven R. Terrell The Guilford Press (November 11, 2015)

This user-friendly guide helps students get started on--and complete--a successful doctoral dissertation proposal by accessibly explaining the process and breaking it down into manageable steps. Steven R. Terrell...


Developmental Evaluation Exemplars: Principles in Practice

by Michael Quinn Patton, Kate McKegg & Nan Wehipeihana The Guilford Press (October 20, 2015)

Responding to evaluator and instructor demand, this book presents a diverse set of high-quality developmental evaluation (DE) case studies. Twelve insightful exemplars illustrate how DE is used to evaluate innovative...


Qualitative Research from Start to Finish, Second Edition

by Robert K. Yin The Guilford Press (August 05, 2015)

This book will help readers understand the practice of qualitative research--whether they want to do it, teach it, or just learn about it. All the major research phases are encompassed (startup, design, data...


Applied Qualitative Research Design: A Total Quality Framework Approach

by Margaret R. Roller & Paul J. Lavrakas The Guilford Press (February 23, 2015)

This unique text provides a comprehensive framework for creating, managing, and interpreting qualitative research studies that yield valid and useful information. Examples of studies from a wide range of disciplines...


Method Meets Art, Second Edition: Arts-Based Research Practice

by Patricia Leavy The Guilford Press (January 20, 2015)

A highly accessible introduction to arts-based research (ABR), this widely used text provides a practical guide for researchers who want to uncover information that traditional methods cannot capture. Patricia...