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Creating Winning Grant Proposals

by Anne L. Rothstein

Providing clear-cut steps for producing each section of a competitive grant proposal, this hands-on book is filled with examples from actual RFPs and proposals, practical tools, and writing tips. Prominent educator...


Conducting Personal Network Research

by Christopher McCarty, Miranda J. Lubbers, Raffaele Vacca & Jose Luis Molina

Written at an introductory level, and featuring engaging case examples, this book reviews the theory and practice of personal and egocentric network research. This approach offers powerful tools for capturing...


Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by Donna M. Mertens & Amy T. Wilson

The leading text that covers both the theory and practice of evaluation in one engaging volume has now been revised and updated with additional evaluation approaches (such as mixed methods and principles-focused...


Being an Evaluator

by Donna R. Podems

Demystifying the evaluation journey, this is the first evaluation mentoring book that addresses the choices, roles, and challenges that evaluators must navigate in the real world. Experienced evaluator and trainer...


Spark

by Patricia Leavy

Professor Peyton Wilde has an enviable life teaching sociology at an idyllic liberal arts college--yet she is troubled by a sense of fading inspiration. One day an invitation arrives. Peyton has been selected...


Teaching Qualitative Research

by Raji Swaminathan & Thalia M. Mulvihill

This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across...


School Nursing

by American Nurses Association & National Association of School Nurses

The premier resource for today's school nurses, School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition is by school nurses for school nurses, who often can be the only healthcare provider in an educational...


Notes on Nursing

by Florence Nightingale

In her pioneering work, Florence Nightingale discusses holistic health, home health, alternative therapies, health prevention and maintenance, the role of women in nursing and in everyday life, nursing administration,...


Handbook of Arts-Based Research

by Patricia Leavy

Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses issues in designing,...


Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

by Patricia Leavy

This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research....


Clinical Research Nursing

by American Nurses Association & International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

Clinical research nursing focuses on the care of research participants and the protocols of clinical research and trials. The clinical researcher nurse (CRN) balances the needs of the participant and the requirements...


Nurse Writers of the Great War

Nightingale's Vision

by Sue Johnson

Florence Nightingale never could have predicted the current, complex landscape of the nursing profession when she built its foundations more than a century ago. But her vision is still alive, as evidenced in...


Writing a Proposal for Your Dissertation: Guidelines and Examples

by Steven R. Terrell

This user-friendly guide helps students get started on--and complete--a successful doctoral dissertation proposal by accessibly explaining the process and breaking it down into manageable steps. Steven R. Terrell...


Developmental Evaluation Exemplars: Principles in Practice

by Michael Quinn Patton, Kate McKegg & Nan Wehipeihana

Responding to evaluator and instructor demand, this book presents a diverse set of high-quality developmental evaluation (DE) case studies. Twelve insightful exemplars illustrate how DE is used to evaluate innovative...


Practice-driven Research: A practical approach to aged care knowledge development

by Tracey McDonald

This book provides a short, sharp, relevant approach and simple tools that will help time-poor leaders in the medical profession to better engage and motivate their people.


Qualitative Research from Start to Finish, Second Edition

by Robert K. Yin

This book will help readers understand the practice of qualitative research--whether they want to do it, teach it, or just learn about it. All the major research phases are encompassed (startup, design, data...


Data Makes the Difference

by Kimberly S. Glassman & Peri Rosenfeld

Did you know that the data used for measuring and safety purposes actually comes directly from the information on patient care you document daily? You generate the data — now it’s time to own it! “Data...


Applied Qualitative Research Design: A Total Quality Framework Approach

by Margaret R. Roller & Paul J. Lavrakas

This unique text provides a comprehensive framework for creating, managing, and interpreting qualitative research studies that yield valid and useful information. Examples of studies from a wide range of disciplines...


Method Meets Art, Second Edition: Arts-Based Research Practice

by Patricia Leavy

A highly accessible introduction to arts-based research (ABR), this widely used text provides a practical guide for researchers who want to uncover information that traditional methods cannot capture. Patricia...