many professionals in education, psychology,
management, and other social science fields perform
research and use statistics to analyze results, many
more read the results of research and apply it to
the real world.Therefore it is vitally important to be able
to critically analyze a research report to determine
if the methods and results are valid and if they
apply to you as a professional.This chapter will look at each of the major
sections of the research report and will provide
ideas for what to look for, how to apply the
information, and how to determine if a specific
study is worth incorporating into your work.
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