Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, 13th edition
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Educational Research uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Known for their clear, humor-infused writing, the authors are accessible and thoughtful guides to a field that many of you might find initially intimidating. The text provides step-by-step guidelines and clear learning targets and then supports you as you practice and develop expertise in both doing and reading research.
Published by Pearson (December 29th 2022) - Copyright © 2023
Subject: Educational Research
Category: Educational Research
Table of contents
PART I: FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES
- Introduction to Educational Research
- Ethics in Educational Research
- Selecting and Defining a Research Problem
- Reviewing the Literature
- Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan
- Selecting a Sample
- Selecting Measurement Instruments
PART II: RESEARCH DESIGNS
- Survey Research
- Correlational Research
- Causal-Comparative Research
- Experimental Research
- Single-Subject Experimental Research
- Narrative Research
- Ethnographic Research
- Case Study Research
- Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
- Action Research
PART III: WORKING WITH QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DATA
- Descriptive Statistics
- Inferential Statistics
- Secondary Data Research
- Qualitative Data Collection
- Qualitative Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation
PART IV: REPORTING AND CRITIQUING RESEARCH
- Preparing a Research Report
- Evaluating a Research Report
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