12 Good Books on How to Write and Publish Research Papers

books on how to write research papers

Embarking on the journey of writing and publishing scientific papers signals your initiation into the academic and professional world. The transition from years of intensive learning to sharing your knowledge with the world is a milestone whether you’re a new Ph.D. graduate or a veteran educator. Indeed, publishing your research is akin to emerging from … Read more

11 Great Discourse Analysis Books

Discourse analysis books

In the study of language and its profound implications, discourse analysis emerges as a robust analytical framework, a lighthouse illuminating the deep seas of language study. If you’ve found your way here, I imagine your interest is more than passing; perhaps you’re eager to uncover more about this approach or are considering applying it to … Read more

Quantitative Research Vs Qualitative Research According to Newman and Benz

Qualitative research Vs quantitative research

Besides John Creswell, Newman is another prolific scholars who has significantly contributed to the theory and practice of qualitative research. I have just finished revising my highlights from his co-authored book Qualitative-quantitative Research Methodology : Exploring the Interactive Continuum (Newman, & Benz, C. R., 1998) and thought to share with the main takeaways. The book explores … Read more

The Craft of Research Summary

The Craft of Research by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb is a timeless classic that has helped generations of researchers learn how to conduct effective research since its first publication. It is one of my favourite research methodology books that I have been using throughout my doctoral studies and beyond. The Craft of Research … Read more

The Foundations of Social Research, by Michael Crotty

The Foundations of Social Research is another essential book for anyone involved in doing academic research. It has been one of my favorite go-to research methodology textbooks during my graduate studies (and still to this day). Any time I want a refresher on the theoretical foundations underlying research methods, Crotty’s work is to the rescue.  … Read more

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches, John Creswell

I am a big fan of John Creswell’s works. I find his research methodology textbooks very practical, to the point, and down right helpful. I already covered some of his works in previous posts namely his popular book Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Method Approaches. In this post, I introduce you to another of … Read more

Qualitative Data Analysis: A Methods Sourcebook

Qualitative Data Analysis: A Methods Sourcebook, by Matthew Miles, Michael Huberman, and Johnny Saldaña is a comprehensive and authoritative resource on conducting qualitative research. The Third Edition includes five distinct approaches to analysis: exploring, describing, ordering, explaining, and predicting. It also covers topics such as research design and management, ethical issues in management, fundamentals of … Read more