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Educational Research: An Introduction, 8th edition

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

Published by Pearson (May 9th 2006) - Copyright © 2007

8th edition

Educational Research: An Introduction

ISBN-13: 9780205488490

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Overview

Educational Research: An Introduction, Eighth Edition, is the most comprehensive and widely respected text for scholars and for the preparation of graduate-level students who need to understand educational research in depth and conduct original research for a dissertation or thesis.  A comprehensive introduction to the major research methods and types of data analysis used today, this text provides in-depth coverage of all facets of research, from the epistemology of quantitative and qualitative scientific inquiry to the design, data collection, analysis, and reporting of a completed study.

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

 

 1. The Nature of Educational Research

 

II. PLANNING A RESEARCH STUDY.

 

 2. The Research Process: From Proposal to Final Report

 3. Ethics and Site Relations

 4. Reviewing the Literature

 

III. RESEARCH METHODS.

 

 5. Statistical Techniques

 6. Selecting a Sample

 7. Collecting Research Data with Tests and Self-Report Measures

 8. Collecting Research Data with Questionnaires and Interviews

 9. Collecting Research Data through Observation and Content Analysis

 

IV. QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGN.

 

10. Nonexperimental Research: Descriptive and Causal-Comparative Designs

11. Nonexperimental Research: Correlational Designs

12. Experiment Research: Designs, Part 1

13. Experimental Research: Designs, Part 2

 

V. APPROACHES TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH.

 

14. Case Study Research

15. Qualitative Research Traditions

16. Historical Research

 

VI. APPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH.

 

17. Evaluation Research

18. Action Research

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