This Fifth Edition presents an updated and practical approach to the research concepts, techniques, and sources from the 4th edition. A new chapter concerning music and technology covers the current available resources for students and researchers. Other updates include separate chapters on philosophical inquiry and aesthetic inquiry becoming integrated, formulating and implementing research problems, and aligning qualitative research with recent concepts and techniques. This is an essential tool for students tackling problems as varied as research proposals, field research strategies, data analysis, and statistical techniques. Researchers will find current sources and concise instruction in the formulation of a research proposal, its implementation, and dissemination of research results.
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 562 g
Dimensions: 246 x 166 x 22 mm
Edition: 5th Edition
...the introductory chapters in particular, with their bullet-pointed lists summarizing points for 'Review, discussion, and implementation,' provide some food for thought for UK research students in music education...Students who intend to make use, in their research, of 'Measurement, statistical principles, and models to verify the phenomenon being studied' will no doubt find much of use here. * Music Teacher *
...provides guidance on research proposals, field research strategies, data analysis, and statistical techniques for honors and postgraduate students in music. This fifth edition contains a new chapter on music and technology, plus updated information on the integration of philosophical and aesthetic inquiry, formulating and implementing research problems, and aligning qualitative research with recent concepts and techniques. * Reference and Research Book News *