Applying Educational Research / Edition 5

Applying Educational Research / Edition 5

     
 

ISBN-10: 0205380786

ISBN-13: 9780205380787

Pub. Date: 04/19/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

"Research is generally viewed as an ominous undertaking but this text guides the reader and helps dispel the myths associated with its implementation."
Marylin Lisowski, Eastern Illinois University

"This text is well organized and presents the information in a manner that is highly usable for students who are learning how to apply educational

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"Research is generally viewed as an ominous undertaking but this text guides the reader and helps dispel the myths associated with its implementation."
Marylin Lisowski, Eastern Illinois University

"This text is well organized and presents the information in a manner that is highly usable for students who are learning how to apply educational research."
Deborah J. Hendricks, West Virginia University

"This text is well written. I applaud the use of articles as part of the learning process."
Dale I. Foreman, Shenandoah University

"This text is strong with regard to its pedagogical features. I am very pleased ith the readability and content of the text."
Arminta Jean Krows, Emporia State University

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ISBN-13:
9780205380787
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
04/19/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Reprinted articles, by chapter
Preface
Pt. IThe contributions of educational research1
Ch. 1Using research to improve educational practice2
Pt. IIThe research literature on education25
Ch. 2Conducting a review of the research literature26
Ch. 3Using preliminary sources to search the literature61
Ch. 4Reading secondary sources82
Pt. IIIQuantitative research in education121
Ch. 5Reading reports of quantitative research studies122
Ch. 6Statistical analysis of research data149
Ch. 7Descriptive and causal-comparative research178
Ch. 8Correlational research217
Ch. 9Experimental research248
Pt. IVQualitative research in education303
Ch. 10Case studies in qualitative research304
Ch. 11Ethnographic research347
Ch. 12Critical-theory research380
Ch. 13Historical research412
Pt. VApplications of research methodology451
Ch. 14Evaluation research452
Ch. 15Action research487
Self-check test answers522
App. 1Form for outlining a quantitative or qualitative research proposal523
App. 2Preliminary sources that index the education literature526
App. 3Secondary sources reviews of the education literature531
App. 4: Questions for evaluating quantitative research reports534
App. 5: Questions for evaluating qualitative research reports539
Glossary544
Name index560
Subject index564

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