Child Development 290 (01)
Seminar in Culminating Experience
Fall, 2013 - Sheri Hembree, Ph.D.



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The following links may be of use to you as you research your topic and write your literature review. If you find any links that you think would be helpful to post here, please email me the link at Thanks!











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Suggested Further Reading


Lester, James D. & Lester, James D., Jr. (2005). Writing research papers (11th ed.). New York,  
            NY: Pearson Longman.

Turabian, K. (1996). A manual for writers of term papers, Theses and Dissertations.

Cuba, L. (2002). Short guide to writing about social science. New York, NY: Pearson Longman.

Locke, L.F., Spirduso, W.W., & Silverman, S.J. (2000). Proposals that work. (4th Ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  

Oliver, P. (2004). Writing your thesis. (2004). Sage Publications.  

Pan, M.Ling. (2003). Preparing literature reviews: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Los Angeles, CA: Pyrczak Publishing.

Branscomb, H.E. (1998). Casting your net:  A studentís guide to research on the Internet. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.  


Especially for qualitative researchers:

Creswell, J.W. (1994). Research design: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y.S. (Eds). (2005). The SAGE handbook of qualitative research. Sage.

Marshall, C. & Rossman, G. (2006). Designing qualitative research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Wolcott, H.F. (1990), Writing up qualitative research. Sage Publications.  


Especially for those conducting projects:

Stoecker, R. (2005). Research methods for community change : A project-based approach.
            Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Wholey, J.S., Hatry, H.P., & Newcomer, K.E. (Eds). (2004). Handbook of practical program
. Jossey- Bass.

Bryant, D.M. & Graham, M.A. (Eds). (1993). Implementing early intervention: From research to
              effective practice. 
The Guilford Press

Bowen, J., Jenson, W.R. & Clark, E. (Eds). (2003). School-based interventions for
with behavior problems. Springer.  


Especially for thesis students:

Dunn, D. (2004). A short guide to writing about psychology. New York, NY: Pearson Longman.

Creswell, J.W. (1994). Research design: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Thousand Oaks, 
CA: Sage.

Thomas, R. M. & Brubaker, D.L. (2000). Theses and dissertations: A guide to planning, research, 
and writing. Bergin & Garvey.



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