Educational Research : Competencies for Analysis and Applications

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This market leader focuses on both "how to do" and "how to read research" helps teachers become competent consumers and producers of educational research. Accessible writing style and light, humorous tone help demystify this demanding topic. Uses a direct, step-by-step approach to the research process and incorporates tasks and articles throughout to provide teachers with the practice they need to master research steps and evaluation.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Educational Research
Selecting and Defining a Research Topic
Reviewing the Literature
Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan
Selecting a Sample
Selecting Measuring Instruments
Quantitative Methods
Survey Research
Correlational Research
Causal-Comparative Research
Experimental Research
Single-Subject Experimental Research
Quantitative Data Analysis
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Qualitative Research
Qualitative Data Collection
Narrative Research
Ethnographic Research
Case Study Research
Qualitative Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation
Mixed Methods
Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Action Research
Action Research
Reporting Research
Preparing a Research Report
Critiquing Research
Evaluating a Research Report
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