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ERIC Number: ED306468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 431
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Conducting Research: A Handbook for School Social Workers.
McCullagh, James G., Ed.; Allen-Meares, Paula, Ed.
This handbook on conducting research was written for school social workers and contains these articles: (1) "The School Social Work Practitioner and Research: An Overview" (Elizabeth Timberlake and Lewis Carr); (2) "Defining Empirically Based Practice" (Deborah Siegel); (3) "Future Research in School Social Work Services: An Update" (Christine Sabatino, Elizabeth Timberlake, and Sally Hooper); (4) "Assessment in Groups" (Sheldon Rose); (5) "Assessing the Effectiveness of School Social Workers: An Update Focused on Simulations, Graphics, and Peers" (Norma Radin); (6) "Human Subjects Guidelines for School-Based Research" (Ruth Ratliff); (7) "Interrupted Time Series Design and the Evaluation of School Practice" (Paula Allen-Meares); (8) "Single-Case Study Designs Revisited" (Eileen Gambrill and Richard Barth); (9) "Single-Subject and Group Designs in Treatment Evaluation" (Srinika Jayaratne); (10) "Survey Research for School Social Workers" (John Alderson and Curtis Krishef); (11) "Evaluation of Performance: Where Does It Fit In?" (Norma Radin); (12) "Individualized Educational Programs as a Tool in Evaluation" (Jean Campbell); (13) "Program Evaluation in School Social Work" (Alvin Flieder); (14) "Content Analysis: It Does Have a Place in Social Work Research" (Paula Allen-Meares); (15) "Applications of Content Analysis to Social Work Practice in Schools" (Paula Allen-Meares); (16) "Qualitative Research as a Perspective" (Roy Ruckdeschel); (17) "Qualitative Research Methodologies" (Tony Tripodi); (18) "The Ethnographic Interview as a Useful Tool for the School Social Worker" (Ron Roberts and James McCullagh); (19) "Using the Library in Practice-Based Research" (Stanley Lyle); (20) "Conducting Research Through Online Computer Databases" (Susan Schrader); (21) "School Social Work: A Bibliography of Books" (James McCullagh); (22) "A Bibliography of Resources for Research" (James McCullagh); (23) "Information Technology in School Social Work: New Challenges for Professional Practice" (Marilyn Flynn); (24) "The Application of Microcomputers in Social Work Research" (William Callahan and Sharon Smaldino); (25) "The Art of Preparing and Securing Grants" (Nora Gustavsson); (26) "Overcoming Obstacles to Publication" (James McCullagh); (27) "A Guide to Professional Publication for School Social Workers" (James McCullagh); and (28) "The Process of Writing Journal Articles: A Personal Statement" (James McCullagh). (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.