9780133018080

Educational Research Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • ISBN13:

    9780133018080

  • ISBN10:

    0133018083

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover w/ Access Card
  • Copyright: 8/1/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

The clear and practical writing of Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Researchhas made this book a favorite. In precise step-by-step language the book helps you learn how to conduct, read, and evaluate research studies. Key changes include: expanded coverage of ethics and new research articles.

Author Biography

John W. Creswell is a Professor of Educational Psychology and teaches courses and writes about educational research design, mixed methods research, and qualitative methodology. He has been at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for 30 years and has authored 12 books, numerous new editions of these books, and over 150 journal and book chapter publications.  These works focus on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research. In addition, he founded both the Office of Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the SAGE journal, the Journal of Mixed Methods Research. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan and assisted investigators in developing proposals for extramural funding in the health sciences and education.  In 2008, he was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to South Africa and lectured on research methodology at five universities.

Table of Contents

Part 1: An Introduction to Educational Research

 

1. The Process and Approaches of Research

 

Part 2: The Steps in the Process of Research

 

2. Identifying a Research Problem

3. Reviewing the Literature

4. Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses

5. Collecting Quantitative Data

6. Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data

7. Collecting Qualitative Data

8. Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data

9. Reporting and Evaluating Research

 

Part 3: Research Designs

 

10. Experimental Designs

11. Correlational Designs

12. Survey Designs

13. Grounded Theory Designs

14. Ethnographic Designs

15. Narrative Research Designs

16. Mixed Methods Designs

17. Action Research Designs

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