Scholarly Inquiry in Academic Advising
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Chapters within this book will help you formulate research questions, structure research, find useful theoretical and methodological approaches, guide analysis, and find publication outlets. Graduate students, advisors, and administrators will be able to use the contents of this monograph to affect everyday practices and activities. The examples provided illustrate concepts and principles, procedures, and techniques that will help you conduct formal inquiry in the field and improve your advising practice.
This monograph embraces all modes of inquiry, breaking away from preconceived beliefs about research activity. From experimental studies preferred by quantitative researchers to anthropological-type studies embraced by qualitative researchers, this monograph will help you discover patterns and find meaning with whatever tools are available.
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