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Evaluating research in communicative disorders

Evaluating research in communicative disorders

Schiavetti, Nicholas, 1943-; Metz, Dale Evan

The Fourth Edition of Evaluating Research in Communicative Disorders explains and discusses how to read, understand, and evaluate research published in communicative disorders and sciences journals. This text is broken down into three parts. Part I introduces the basic principles for evaluating research, Part II contains a excerpts from journal articles and Part III presents two complete articles for student evaluation accompanied by an evaluation checklist to guide the student in the evaluation process. Numerous examples from current research to illustrate and clarify points made in the text. The book is richly illustrated with tables and figures and includes many study questions to guide students through primary sources in the research literature

Book. English.
4th ed.
Published Boston: Allyn and Bacon, c2002

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nicholas Schiavetti, Dale Evan Metz
ISBN: 0205337724, 9780205337729
Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Physical Description: xiv, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Speech disorders Research Evaluation.; Audiology Research Evaluation.

Contents

  1. Preface.
  2. I. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS IN EVALUATING RESEARCH.
  3. 1. Introduction: The Consumer of Research in Communicative Disorders.
  4. 2. Research Strategies in Communicative Disorders.
  5. 3. Research Design in Communicative Disorders.
  6. 4. Measurement Issues in Communicative Disorders.
  7. 5. Evaluating Treatment Efficacy Research.
  8. 6. Organization and Analysis of Data.
  9. II. EVALUATION OF THE COMPONENTS OF RESEARCH ARTICLE.
  10. 7. The Introduction Section of the Research Article.
  11. 8. The Method Section.
  12. 9. The Results Section.
  13. 10. The Discussion and Conclusions Section.
  14. III. EVALUATION OF THE COMPLETE RESEARCH ARTICLE: TWO EXAMPLES.
  15. Evaluation Checklist.
  16. Example Article for Evaluation in Audiology.
  17. Example Article for Evaluation in Speech-Language Pathology.
  18. Author Index.
  19. Subject Index.

Description

The Fourth Edition of Evaluating Research in Communicative Disorders explains and discusses how to read, understand, and evaluate research published in communicative disorders and sciences journals.

This text is broken down into three parts. Part I introduces the basic principles for evaluating research, Part II contains a excerpts from journal articles and Part III presents two complete articles for student evaluation accompanied by an evaluation checklist to guide the student in the evaluation process.

Numerous examples from current research to illustrate and clarify points made in the text. The book is richly illustrated with tables and figures and includes many study questions to guide students through primary sources in the research literature.