The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation, and Publication

The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation, and Publication

By: Amyn M. Amlani (author), Therese C. Walden (author), Michael Valente (author), Joshua Finnell (author), Cathy Sarli (author), Kristi A. M. Oeding (author), L. Valente (author)Paperback

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Praise for this book: "The authors have achieved an extensive presentation of information on each phase of a research project, from the development of the project idea to submission of the project for publication, and all aspects in between. The text is well-written and the supplemental materials complement the text well. Overall, after reading this book, students and beginning researchers will find themselves highly prepared for their upcoming research project, including those elements they may not have previously anticipated." -- Elizabeth M. Adams, Ph.D., Ear and Hearing, 2012 The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation, and Publication concisely presents the must-know information for completing every step of your Audiology Capstone Project. From choosing a research topic and mentor, to conducting the research and publishing the results, the authors provide you with the essential information for a productive and successful Capstone experience. Structured chronologically to parallel the Capstone's progression, each succinctly organized chapter includes bulleted lists for fast reference and call-out boxes that provide examples of database tables, as well as helpful reminders about audiology equipment and software. Features: A realistic assessment of the research process from multiple perspectives, including AuD students, librarians, researchers, clinicians, and faculty The final chapter, written by a student, details that individual's Capstone experience after following all the research methods and strategies presented within the text Additional sections help you select a mentor, submit a proposal to an IRB, and understand copyright laws Numerous chapters contain step-by-step information about different research databases, and screenshots of the databases that shows you how to use the numerous databases to find the best possible evidence This comprehensive textbook details all of the necessary components of an Audiology Capstone for AuD students, researchers, clinicians, and instructors.

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Army Audiology and Speech Center, Heaton Pavilion, Washington, DC


Section I: Preparing for the Capstone Chapter 1. Introduction to Research Chapter 2. Why Research is Important Chapter 3. Ethics of Research Chapter 4. Organization of the Capstone Chapter 5. Finding a Research Topic Chapter 6. Finding a Mentor and Mentoring Chapter 7. Submitting the Project to the IRP Section II: Finding and Evaluating Research Chapter 8. Introduction to Databases Chapter 9. Electronic Databases for Searching the Literature Chapter 10. Types of Literature Chapter 11. Historical Literature Searches Chapter 12. Keywords and Search Strings Chapter 13. Access to Full Text Materials Chapter 14. Searching the Literature Chapter 15. Performing a Quality Search and Appraisal of the Literature Chapter 16. Tracking Research Section III: Research Design and Referencing Chapter 17. Research Design and Testing Hypothesis Chapter 18. Research Questions Sections Chapter 19. Calibration and Instrumentation Chapter 20. Referencing using Endnotes and RefWorks Section IV: From Presentation to Publication Chapter 21. Submitting for Poster Presentation Chapter 22. Tips for Presentation Chapter 23. Publishing Process Chapter 24. Understanding Copyright Chapter 25. Author Rights Chapter 26. Strategies to Enhance Your Influence as an Author Chapter 27. The Research Experience

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  • ISBN13: 9781604063592
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9781604063592
  • weight: 742
  • ISBN10: 1604063599

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