Educational Research: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

Educational Research: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

by Gail J. Gerlach, George R. Bieger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827368348

ISBN-13: 9780827368347

Pub. Date: 02/06/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book provides relevant, practical and clear exercises in applying the various concepts and techniques that are usually taught in research courses at the graduate and advanced undergraduate levels.

Overview

This book provides relevant, practical and clear exercises in applying the various concepts and techniques that are usually taught in research courses at the graduate and advanced undergraduate levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827368347
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/06/1996
Series:
Teaching Methods Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: What Research is and What is is Not: Critically Analyzing Research Studies. Designing Research Studies. Identifying Research Problems. Problem Statements. Variables. Selecting a Research Approach. Nature of the Data. Types of Research Questions. Competencies. Research Designs. Research Design Symbols. Pre-Experimental Designs. True Experimental Designs. Threats to Internal and External Validity. Internal Validity. Potential Threats to Internal Validity.Sampling Procedures. Types of Sampling. Random Samples. Stratified Samples. Cluster Samples.Choosing Statistical Techniques. Type of Research Question. Descriptive Statistics. Correlational Stats. Interpreting Research Results. Reporting the Results. Text. Graphics and Tables. The Null Hypothesis. The Research Report. Parts of the Research Report: Abstract, Introduction, Literature Review, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Appendices. Ethical Considerations. Research Involving Human Subjects. Privacy. Confidentaility.

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