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…  See more details below

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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.

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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

Pt. 1Introduction1
Ch. 1The Role of Research3
Pt. 2Logical Stages: From Problem-Posing to Predicting25
Ch. 2Selecting a Problem27
Ch. 3Reviewing the Literature47
Ch. 4Constructing Hypotheses72
Ch. 5Identifying and Labeling Variables92
Ch. 6Constructing Operational Definitions of Variables111
Pt. 3Methodological Stages: Designing and Measuring129
Ch. 7Identifying Techniques for Manipulating and Controlling Variables131
Ch. 8Constructing Research Designs158
Ch. 9Identifying and Describing Procedures for Observation and Measurement197
Ch. 10Constructing and Using Questionnaires and Interview Schedules236
Pt. 4Concluding Stages: Analyzing and Writing279
Ch. 11Carrying Out Statistical Analyses281
Ch. 12Writing a Research Report324
Pt. 5Additional Approaches369
Ch. 13Conducting Evaluation Studies371
Ch. 14Qualitative Research: Case Study or Ethnography394
Pt. 6The Researcher as "Consumer"427
Ch. 15Analyzing and Critiquing a Research Study429
Pt. 7Appendixes469
App. A: Sample Studies471
App. B: Performance Evaluation Worksheets509
App. C: Tables527
App. D: Answers539
App. E: Worksheets for Performing Statistical Tests569
References577
Indexes583

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