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Applying Educational Research: How to Read, Do, and Use Research to Solve Problems of Practice, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 7th edition

  • M D. Gall
  • Joyce P. Gall
  • Walter R. Borg

Published by Pearson (May 27th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Applying Educational Research: How To Read, Do, and Use Research To Solve Problems of Practice (Subscription)

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Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION

 

Chapter 1: Using Research Evidence to Improve Educational Practice   

Evidence-Based Professional Practice  

Evidence-Based Practice in Education  

The Purpose of Educational Research  

Characteristics of Research as an Approach to Inquiry  

Quantitative and Qualitative Research  

Collaborating with Researchers  

A Personal Note: The Research “Spark”   

An Example of How Research Can Help in Solving Problems of Practice  

Self-Check Test  

Article: How Students’ Sleepy Brains Fail Them   

Chapter 2: Doing Your Own Research: From Proposal to Final Report   

Identifying a Research Problem  

Outlining a Research Proposal    

Other Steps in the Research Process  

Self-Check Test  

Sample Outline of a Quantitative Research Proposal

Sample Outline of a Qualitative Research Proposal

 

PART 2: APPLYING THE RESEARCH LITERATURE TO PROBLEMS OF PRACTICE

 

Chapter 3: Conducting and Writing Your Own Literature Review

Informal Literature Reviews  

Formal Literature Reviews  

Professional Literature Reviews

A Systematic Procedure for Doing Formal Literature Reviews    

Parts and Presentation of a Literature Review  

Self-Check Test  

Article: The Case For and Against Homework

Article: The Process Writing Approach: A Meta-Analysis

Chapter 4: Using Search Engines and Available Literature Reviews       

The Purpose of Search Engines  

Selecting a Useful Search Engine  

Using Search Engines    

Obtaining a Publication after a Literature Search  

Locating Published Literature Reviews

Criteria for Evaluating Published Literature Reviews

An Example of How Literature Reviews Can Help in Solving Problems of Practice

Self-Check Test  

  

PART 3: USING QUANTITATIVE METHODOLOGY TO STUDY PROBLEMS OF PRACTICE

 

Chapter 5: Analyzing and Evaluating Reports of Quantitative Research Studies

Organization of a Quantitative Research Report  

Abstract and Introduction  

Method Section: Sampling Procedures  

Method Section: Measures  

Method Section: Research Design and Procedures  

Results Secti

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