Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research

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By (author) John W. Creswell

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  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Format: Paperback | 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 204mm x 254mm x 25mm | 1,198g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0132073080
  • ISBN 13: 9780132073080
  • Edition: 3
  • Edition statement: 3rd International edition
  • Sales rank: 238,215

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Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research, third edition, is appropriate for courses in Introduction to Educational Research. This successful core research text is known for its truly balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods. The author's clear and practical writing has made this book a favorite among instructors and students. In precise step-by-step language the text helps students learn how to read and evaluate research studies. Key changes include: updated quantitative coverage, expanded coverage of ethics, and new research articles.

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Table of contents

PART I An Introduction to Educational Research Chapter 1 The Process of Conducting Research Chapter 2 Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches PART II The Steps in the Process of Research Chapter 3 Identifying a Research Problem Chapter 4 Reviewing the Literature Chapter 5 Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses Chapter 6 Collecting Quantitative Data Chapter 7 Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data Chapter 8 Collecting Qualitative Data Chapter 9 Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data Chapter 10 Reporting and Evaluating Research PART III Research Designs Chapter 11 Experimental Designs Chapter 12 Correlational Designs Chapter 13 Survey Designs Chapter 14 Grounded Theory Designs Chapter 15 Ethnographic Designs Chapter 16 Narrative Research Designs Chapter 17 Mixed Methods Designs Chapter 18 Action Research Designs