The eighth edition of Research Methods in Social Work by David Royse helps students develop evidence-based practice by involving them in the process of research methodology.
The interior layout, now in full color, has been re-designed and enhanced to improve readability and increase student engagement. The book also contains several pedagogical features to facilitate learning and improve the student experience.
Anxiety Checks are provided throughout the text to frequently ensure student understanding as concepts are introduced. Answers for each Anxiety Check are provided at the end of the book.
Key Terms are identified and reinforced at the end of each chapter, helping students build their vocabulary and knowledge of applicable approaches and concepts.
Questions for Class Discussion are provided at the end of each chapter to engage students, encourage critical thinking, and stimulate in-class conversation.
Self-review Sections at the end of each chapter reinforce key concepts and encourage student understanding and retention.
Assignments in each chapter foster critical thinking and provide opportunities for practical application.
Highlight Boxes, Informational Tables, and Figures provide emphasis and detail for critical information covered throughout the book.