Conducting Educational Research / Edition 4

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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.
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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A revised and updated (3rd ed., 1988) standard textbook on research methods in education. This edition adds a new chapter dealing exclusively with the topic of critically evaluating published research, including a description of how to do it along with a detailed example. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
R. D. Nordgren
Based on my experience with scores of graduate student research projects, I believe Conducting Educational Research, sixth edition to be clear, concise, and highly accessible for all students. The content is sufficiently thorough, yet it is effectively laid out so that even the most novice research student would not find the text user-friendly.
Madeline Justice
A unique book for teachers of research and a “must have” guide for novice researchers. The book contains plenty of clear-cut examples that demonstrate research methods, ideas or concepts. It is one of the best that I have read on research!
Marius Boboc
The full spectrum of educational researchers—from novice to experienced—will enjoy the practical guidance provided by Tuckman and Harper in their book. The abundance of real-life examples, sample studies, and self-evaluation tools connect theory with its applications in a variety of settings. Therefore, this book represents a valuable resource to any educational research endeavor.
Ronald Beebe
This is a readable and understandable introduction to educational research focused on issues of importance to the classroom teaching and learning experience. Instructors are provided with concrete examples of research related to the classroom that is relevant to teachers; teachers are offered a clear presentation of the terms and processes critical to the development of sound research methodology and analysis. A useful resource for teaching concepts of research in the graduate classroom, as well as a reference for teachers to use in future practice in their own classroom.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155009875
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publication date: 11/28/1993
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 547
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce W. Tuckman is professor of educational psychology at the Ohio State University, where he is also Founding Director of the Walter E. Dennis Learning Center. Tuckman is an American Psychologist, who has carried out seminal research into the theory of group dynamics. In 1965, he published a model of group development called Tuckman’s Stages, with stages of Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing. In 1977, he added a fifth stage named Adjourning. Tuckman's current scholarly interest focuses on the topic of motivation: its manifestation in the form of self-regulatory behavior, and its absence in the form of procrastination, particularly as applied to the behavior of studying. He is building a model linking motivational factors to school achievement, and is examining specific interventions that enhance the self-regulatory behavior of students. He is also interested in study strategies that help students learn from text.

Brian E. Harper is associate professor of educational psychology at Cleveland State University. A former classroom teacher in the Philadelphia , Pennsylvania public school district, Dr. Harper completed his doctoral work at The Ohio State University in Educational Psychology. His research interests include African American racial identity development and motivational psychology, particularly as it applies to students in urban settings. His current work focuses on African American students and the factors that promote or inhibit academic self-regulation.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 1 The Role of Research 3
Pt. 2 Logical Stages: From Problem-Posing to Predicting 25
Ch. 2 Selecting a Problem 27
Ch. 3 Reviewing the Literature 47
Ch. 4 Constructing Hypotheses 72
Ch. 5 Identifying and Labeling Variables 92
Ch. 6 Constructing Operational Definitions of Variables 111
Pt. 3 Methodological Stages: Designing and Measuring 129
Ch. 7 Identifying Techniques for Manipulating and Controlling Variables 131
Ch. 8 Constructing Research Designs 158
Ch. 9 Identifying and Describing Procedures for Observation and Measurement 197
Ch. 10 Constructing and Using Questionnaires and Interview Schedules 236
Pt. 4 Concluding Stages: Analyzing and Writing 279
Ch. 11 Carrying Out Statistical Analyses 281
Ch. 12 Writing a Research Report 324
Pt. 5 Additional Approaches 369
Ch. 13 Conducting Evaluation Studies 371
Ch. 14 Qualitative Research: Case Study or Ethnography 394
Pt. 6 The Researcher as "Consumer" 427
Ch. 15 Analyzing and Critiquing a Research Study 429
Pt. 7 Appendixes 469
App. A: Sample Studies 471
App. B: Performance Evaluation Worksheets 509
App. C: Tables 527
App. D: Answers 539
App. E: Worksheets for Performing Statistical Tests 569
References 577
Indexes 583
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