Research Methodologies of School Psychology: Critical Skills - Foundations of School Psychology Research and Practice (Hardback)Ryan J. Kettler (author)
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Research Methodologies of School Psychology is a comprehensive, actionable resource that offers graduate students and school psychologists the knowledge and skills to apply key scientific techniques in practice.
A volume in the Foundations of School Psychology Research and Practice Series, this book directly addresses the need for definitive resources on mastering research methodologies in the field. Covering topics such as development and evaluation of measures, application of various designs, and drawing inferences from data, Ryan J. Kettler provides rigorous yet accessible methodological guidance. Each chapter includes illustrative examples, summaries of essential learnings, and reflective concluding questions.
Using these engaging and invaluable strategies, graduate students and school psychologists will be effectively prepared to apply the scientific method in their own professional contexts.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"Research Methodologies of School Psychology offers a comprehensive resource for conceptualizing and implementing research in schools and school-related settings. Kettler eloquently describes the research-to-practice paradigm through eleven chapters nested in four areas: scientific history, measurement, research design, and inferences from research data. The book includes valuable and easy-to-access strategies, guides, and questions. This is a must-read volume for graduate students, practitioners, and trainers. I highly recommend it!" - Linda A. Reddy, Professor, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers University, USA
"This is a wonderful resource for both graduate students in school psychology and school-based practitioners seeking to engage in applied research or become well-informed consumers of research literature. It provides a useful framework for conceptualizing research questions, and generating and testing hypotheses. Full of descriptions and exemplars of the applications of various research methodologies, the book is a practical roadmap for those engaging in the research process, including the interpretation and dissemination of research findings." - Robert J. Volpe, Professor & Interim Chair, Department of Applied Psychology, Northeastern University, USA
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