Chapter 15: Research Design Explained

  1. You are now at the Chapter 15 section of the text's student Web site. Here you can
    1. Look over the concept map of the key terms and look at a glossary of the key terms.
    2. Test yourself on the chapter objectives.
    3. Test yourself on the key terms.

    4. Take the Practice Quiz (a short, general quiz over the entire chapter).
      • Take 9-item quizzes over the first part of the chapter.
      • Take 11-item quizzes over the second part of the chapter.
    5. Review by testing yourself on the key issues.
    6. Get tips on APA style from APA's APA style website.
    7. Quickly find answers to your grammar questions.
  2. Get a better idea of the steps involved in conducting a study by reading Web Appendix: "Conducting a Study".
  3. Download APA's tables that will help you know what you should include in a research report
  4. Go through an APA style tutorial
    1. APA's tutorial on APA style
    2. University of Southern Mississippi's APA tutorial
    3. Harvard's APA tutorial
  5. Look at some examples of  APA style
    1. Sample one-experiment paper from APA
    2. Sample APA paper from Purdue's OWL site
    3. Supplemental materials from the APA manual
  6. To find relevant articles, use this literature search link.

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