Conducting phenomenological research for dissertations can be an involved and challenging process, and writing it up is often the most challenging part. How to Write a Phenomenological Dissertation gives students practical, applied advice on how to structure and develop each chapter of the dissertation specifically for phenomenological research.
The second edition of 30 Essential Skills for the Qualitative Researcher provides practical information for the novice qualitative researcher, addressing the "how" of conducting qualitative research. The 30 listed skills are competencies that can help qualitative researchers conduct more thorough, more rigorous, and more efficient qualitative studies.
Research Methods in the Social and Health Sciences gives students a thorough and thoughtful introduction to the entire research process from start to finish, covering qualitative and quantitative research throughout. It lays out each step, from the literature review to ethical research to individual methods and dissemination of research.
Evaluating Research 3e provides students with the skills to read and evaluate research studies. Aimed at courses where it will be more important for students to read than conduct research, this book covers all aspects social, behavioral, and health science research from the ground up, as well as main types of research methods.
Scholarly Communication: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) provides a lively and helpful guide to some of the most important characteristics of the scholarly-publishing ecosystem, and to some of its most contentious issues.