Practical Research: Planning and Design
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Reproduction of Chapter 1 What is Research? from Paul D. Leedy and Jeanne Ellis Ormrod (2010) Practical Research: Planning and Design (9th edition). Published by Pearson and available via Boston College. This chapter presents a detailed overview of what research is, with practical guidance and a useful checklist for evaluating the research of others.