Conducting Educational Research / Edition 4

Conducting Educational Research / Edition 4

by Bruce W. Tuckman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155009877

ISBN-13: 9780155009875

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Harcourt

This text focuses on analyzing and critically evaluating published research. The text includes a checklist, sample study, and research problems that are already worked out. This fifth edition features instructions and descriptions for running statistical tests using the personal computer and the software program SPSS. The text also includes expanded coverage of

Overview

This text focuses on analyzing and critically evaluating published research. The text includes a checklist, sample study, and research problems that are already worked out. This fifth edition features instructions and descriptions for running statistical tests using the personal computer and the software program SPSS. The text also includes expanded coverage of qualitative data collection methods. Smaller changes include more information on the ethical requirements for researchers and discussion of the use of meta-analysis and techniques for employing a wider range of research designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155009875
Publisher:
Harcourt
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
547
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

I: Introduction
1.The Role of Research. II: LOGICAL STAGES: FROM PROBLEM-POSING TO PREDICTING
2.Selecting a Problem
3.Reviewing the Literature
4.Constructing Hypotheses
5.Identifying and Labeling Variables
6.Constructing Operational Definitions of Variables. III: METHODOLOGICAL STAGES: DESIGNING AND MEASURING
7.Identifying Techniques for Manipulating and Controlling of Variables
8.Constructing Research Designs
9.Identifying and Describing Procedures for Observation and Measurement
10.Constructing and Using Questionnaires and Interview Schedules. IV: CONCLUDING STAGES: ANALYZING AND WRITING
11.Carrying Out Statistical Analysis
12.Writing a Research Report. V: ADDITIONAL APPROACHES
13.Conducting Evaluation Studies
14.Qualitative Research: Case Study or Ethnography. VI: THE RESEARCHER AS CONSUMER
15.Analyzing and Critiquing a Research Study. VII: APPENDIXES.

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