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Research: Methods & Design

This guide is for DCRS students interested in research methods and design resources, as well as funding opportunities, publication information, and software trials/discounts.

Evidence Based Practice (EMP)


Said of practice in medicine, and by extension in other fields such as education, that is based on the systematic review of the most current research in the field.

Evidence-Based Practice. (2005). In W. Paul Vogt (Ed.), Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology. (3rd ed., p. 111). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Conducting Evidence Based Research

Books Available in the NSU Libraries


Fink, A. (2013). Evidence-based public health practice. doi:10.4135/9781506335100 (NSU login required - access for current NSU students, faculty, staff, and registered alumni both on- and off-campus.

Evidence-Based Practice
In: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods
Edited by: Lisa M. Given
Published: 2008