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Writing Empirical Research Reports / Edition 7
     

Writing Empirical Research Reports / Edition 7

by Fred Pyrczak
 

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ISBN-10: 1884585973

ISBN-13: 2901884585974

Pub. Date: 02/28/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This accessible text provides an extensive survey of the major theories and models that influence reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality instruction; how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that guide their own work with students; and the benefits of approaching everyday teaching

Overview

This accessible text provides an extensive survey of the major theories and models that influence reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality instruction; how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that guide their own work with students; and the benefits of approaching everyday teaching situations from multiple theoretical perspectives. Every chapter features classroom application activities and illuminating teaching vignettes. Of particular utility to graduate students, the book also addresses research applications, including descriptions of exemplary studies informed by each theoretical model.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901884585974
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
162

Table of Contents

Chapters

1. Structuring a Research Report

2. Writing Simple Research Hypotheses

3. A Closer Look at Hypotheses

4. Writing Research Objectives and Questions

5. Writing Titles

6. Writing Introductions and Literature Reviews

7. Writing Definitions

8. Writing Assumptions, Limitations, and Delimitations

9. Writing Method Sections

10. Describing Experimental Methods

11. Writing Analysis and Results Sections

12. Writing Discussion Sections

13. Writing Abstracts

14. A Closer Look at Writing Reports of Qualitative Research

15. Preparing Reference Lists

References

Appendix A Checklist of Guidelines

Appendix B Thinking Straight and Writing That Way

Appendix C The Null Hypothesis and Significance Testing

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