Educational Research

Educational Research : Competencies for Analysis and Applications

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For courses in Research Methods/Educational Research.This market-leading text offers all the skills and procedures students need to become competent consumers and producers of educational research. It uses a direct, step-by-step approach to the topic, while placing a strong emphasis on evaluation of student performance. The accessible writing style and light, humorous tone demystify this demanding course. This comprehensive instructional resource encompasses the full spectrum of the field, making it appropriate as a core text for an introductory course in educational research.
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  • Hardback | 605 pages
  • 206.8 x 265.7 x 27.2mm | 1,324.5g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130994634
  • 9780130994639

Table of contents

PART ONE: RESEARCH FOUNDATIONS. 1. Intro to Educational Research. 2. Selection and Definition of a Problem. 3. Preparation and Evaluation of a Research Plan. 4. Selection of a Sample. 5. Selection of Measuring Instruments. PART TWO: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH. 6. Characteristics of Qualitative Research. 7. Qualitative Data Collection. 8. Qualitative Data Analysis. 9. Action Research. PART THREE: QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH. 10. Survey Research. 11. Correlational Research. 12. Causal-Comparative Research. 13. Experimental Research. 14. Descriptive Statistics. 15. Inferential Statistics. 16. Postanalysis Considerations. PART FOUR: PRODUCING AND CONSUMING RESEARCH. 17. Preparation of a Research Report. 18. Evaluation of a Research Report.
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