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"The organization and clarity of this book will capture students' interest and offer a new perspective on how to study research methods."
Dr. Vernelle Tyler
University of South Carolina Aiken
"This book is well written, thoroughly researched and the theory is well supplemented with examples."
Long Island University
"I love the fact that both qualitative and quantitative research concepts are presented adequately. This book provides a solid foundation for both inexperienced quantitative and qualitative researchers."
Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie
The Second Edition of Educational Research is an informal and highly readable text that provides students with a clear and in-depth understanding of the different kinds of research that are used in education today. This text introduces students to the fundamental logic of empirical research and explores the sources of research ideas. Detailed descriptions guide students through the design and implementation of actual research studies with examination of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research, serving as one of the book's strongest features. This new edition features the use of technology in conducting educational research, incorporating links to a database of journal articles (Research Navigator), extensive discussion of technologically-based research exercises, and a complete companion website.
New to this Edition:
In addition to Research Navigator, this text offers aCompanion Website at www.ablongman.com/johnson where you will find an abundance of materials to empower students and professors. This includes: full lectures for each chapter, concept maps to help students visualize chapter material, multiple choice questions with a quiz generator, Web resources, and more.
|Using Research Navigator|
|1||Introduction to Educational Research||2|
|2||Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research||28|
|Pt. 2||Planning the Research Study||54|
|3||Developing Research Questions and Proposal Preparation||54|
|Pt. 3||Foundations of Research||122|
|5||Standardized Measurement and Assessment||122|
|6||Methods of Data Collection||160|
|8||Validity of Research Results||226|
|Pt. 4||Selecting a Research Method||262|
|10||Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Designs||298|
|11||Nonexperimental Quantitative Research||326|
|14||Mixed Method and Mixed Model Research||408|
|Pt. 5||Analyzing the Data||432|
|17||Data Analysis in Qualitative Research||498|
|Pt. 6||Writing the Research Report||524|
|18||Preparation of the Research Report||524|
|App. A||Quantitative Research Article Abstract and Link||542|
|App. B||Qualitative Research Article Abstract and Link||543|
|App. C||Mixed Research Article Abstract and Link||544|