Introduction to Research in Education (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-08-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Become a more competent consumer and producer of research with INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN EDUCATION with InfoTrac®! Known for its exceptionally clear writing style and comprehensive coverage, this education text helps you master the basic competencies necessary to understand and evaluate the research of others. The authors familiarize you with common research problems in a step-by-step manner through examples that clarify complex concepts and strong end-of-chapter exercises. This text is a must read for anyone planning to conduct their own research or interpret the research of others.

Table of Contents

Foundations: The Scientific Approach In Education
The Nature of Scientific Inquiry
The Scientific Approach in Education
Research Background
The Research Problem
Reviewing the Literature
The Hypothesis
Statistical Analysis
Descriptive Statistics
Sampling and Inferential Statistics
Tools of Research
Validity and Reliability
Research Methods
Experimental Research
Experimental Research Design
Ex Post Facto Research
Correlation Research
Survey Research
Qualitative Research: Defining, Selecting, and Planning
Communicating Research
Qualitative Research: Data Analysis, Rigor, and Reporting
Action Research
Guidelines for Writing Research Proposals
Interpreting and Reporting Results of Quantitative Research
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