Educational Research

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

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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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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 204 x 254 x 25mm | 1,198g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0132073080
  • 9780132073080
  • 361,527

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
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