Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 June 2009

232 Pages

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195333367

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Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

Pocket Guide to Social Work Research Methods

  • - A thorough yet unintimidating introduction to the most important aspects of scale creation and use.
  • - Focuses on social work applications, with real-world case examples.
  • - Written by experienced researchers and teachers using approachable, readily comprehensible language.
  • - Provides grounding methodological and conceptual ideas, referencing the history of key concepts across disciplines.
  • - Integrates qualitative methods and strategies in instrument design and development.
  • - Offers enhanced discussion on recruitment and use of focus groups and expert panels.

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