|aEvaluating research in academic journals :|ba practical guide to realistic evaluation /|cby Fred Pyrczak.
|aGlendale, CA :|bPyrczak Pub.,|cc2005.
|avi, 170 p. ;|c28 cm.
|a"This edition was written in collaboration with Randall R. Bruce"--T.p. verso.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aBackground for evaluating research reports -- Evaluating titles -- Evaluating abstracts -- Evaluating introductions and literature reviews -- A closer look at evaluating literature reviews -- Evaluating samples when researchers generalize -- Evaluating samples when researchers do not generalize -- Evaluating instrumentation -- Evaluating experimental procedures -- Evaluating analysis and results sections : quantitative research -- Evaluating analysis and results sections : qualitative research -- Evaluating discussion sections -- Putting it all together -- Appendix A. Quantitative and qualitative research : an overview -- Appendix B. Examining the validity structure of qualitative research -- Appendix C. The limitations of significance testing -- Appendix D. Detailed description of qualitative data analysis -- Appendix E. Checklist of evaluation questions.