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Health Promotion & Education Research Methods: Using the Five Chapter Thesis/ Dissertation Model, Paperback, 2 Edition by Cottrell, Randy


Paperback: 2 Edition

Publication Date: 2010-01-28
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback : 346 pages
Edition: 2 Edition
Author: Cottrell, Randy
ISBN-10: 076377507X
ISBN-13: 9780763775070

Product Description The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides an overview of the different approaches to research methods and introduces students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Designed for health education specialists, this text uses plenty of health education examples, some from former graduate students’ work, to help students learn and understand how research is used within the Health Promotion and Education profession. About the Author Dr. Cottrell is Professor and Program Coordinator in the Public Health Studies program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and an Affiliated Professor in the Office of Applied Public Health at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. He received his doctorate in Health Education from Penn State. He has published 80+ articles and co-authored textbooks on stress management, weight control, health education foundations, and research methods. He served a two-year term as President of the American Association for Health Education and is currently on the Board of the Foundation for the Advancement of Health Education. Dr. Cottrell served as a trustee for the Society for Public Health Education, and currently is co-chair of the National Implementation Accreditation Task Force. Randy was named a Fulbright Scholar in 2011 and spent six months teaching and conducting research at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. Professor Emeritus, Ball State University

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