Interpreting Educational Research

Interpreting Educational Research : An Introduction for Consumers of Research

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For courses in introductory educational research that take a consumer-of-research approach. Also appropriate for master's level research courses taught in general or specialty area curriculum.Intended to prepare teachers as consumers rather than as producers of educational research, this text provides the basic knowledge and skills to read, interpret, evaluate, and write about quantitative and qualitative educational research. It allows teachers to make program, curriculum, and instructional decisions based on research results. The authors' goal is to guide readers to think as research consumers through directed learning activities based on current integrated language arts principles and practices.
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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 193 x 238.8 x 25.4mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130128597
  • 9780130128591

Table of contents

1. The Research Process. 2. Research Designs. 3. Reading and Evaluating Research Reports. 4. Reading and Evaluating Introductory Sections: Abstract, Background, and Purpose. 5. Reading and Evaluating Subject Sections. 6. Reading and Evaluating Instrument Sections. 7. Reading and Evaluating Procedure Sections. 8. Reading and Interpreting Results Sections. 9. Reading and Evaluating Discussion Sections. 10. Reading and Interpreting Reviews of Research. 11. Locating Information about Research Reports. Appendix A: Glossary. Appendix B: Research Reports and Reviews for Analysis. Appendix C: Standards for Research and Program Evaluation. References. Name Index. Subject Index.
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