This concise text discusses a wide range of quantitative research methods, including advanced techniques such as logic regression, multilevel modeling, and structural equation modeling. Because the text emphasizes concepts rather than mathematics and computational formulas, it is accessible to a wide range of research users, Professional practitioners in areas such as education, business, social work, and psychology gain an understanding of research methods, enabling them to interpret advanced research in their fields. Features: " Accessibility to readers of any level, including those with no mathematics beyond elementary arithmetic and a limited background in research methods and statistics, as text discusses advanced methods with ease. " Three part organizationâ€“The Basics, Advanced Methods, and Specialized Applicationsâ€“provides instructors the flexibility to choose among advanced techniques and specialized applications. " Real datais used to illustrate and compare the uses of analytic techniques. Students are provided with the data sets so they can use a statistical package to try out the techniques on their own. " Integrated discussions of design and measurementas well as analysis provide students with a complete picture of the entire research process. " Helpful and thoughtful discussion questionshelp instructors and students probe subjects more deeply and apply the chaptersâ€™ concepts to topics of particular interest to them. " An informative self-testcomprised of multiple-choice and true-false questions concludes each chapter. " An online Instructorâ€™s Manualcontains discussion of self-testquestions and their answers, as well as hundreds of additional field-tested test questions that instructors may use for their examinations. Package this text with [ MyLabSchool Logo ] and Research Navigatorâ€“a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life! Visitwww.mylabschool.comfor more information!Vogt, W. Paul is the author of 'Quantitative Research Methods for Professionals ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205359134 and ISBN 0205359132.