Educational Research: An Introduction / Edition 8

Educational Research: An Introduction / Edition 8

by M. D. Gall, Joyce P. Gall, Walter R. Borg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205488498

ISBN-13: 9780205488490

Pub. Date: 05/23/2006

Publisher: Pearson

Educational Research: An Introduction, Eighth Edition, is the most comprehensive and widely respected text for scholars and for the preparation of graduate-level students who need to understand educational research in depth and conduct original research for a dissertation or thesis. A comprehensive introduction to the major research methods and types of

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Educational Research: An Introduction, Eighth Edition, is the most comprehensive and widely respected text for scholars and for the preparation of graduate-level students who need to understand educational research in depth and conduct original research for a dissertation or thesis. A comprehensive introduction to the major research methods and types of data analysis used today, this text provides in-depth coverage of all facets of research, from the epistemology of quantitative and qualitative scientific inquiry to the design, data collection, analysis, and reporting of a completed study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205488490
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/23/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
428,837
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. The Nature of Educational Research

II. PLANNING A RESEARCH STUDY.

2. The Research Process: From Proposal to Final Report

3. Ethics and Site Relations

4. Reviewing the Literature

III. RESEARCH METHODS.

5. Statistical Techniques

6. Selecting a Sample

7. Collecting Research Data with Tests and Self-Report Measures

8. Collecting Research Data with Questionnaires and Interviews

9. Collecting Research Data through Observation and Content Analysis

IV. QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGN.

10. Nonexperimental Research: Descriptive and Causal-Comparative Designs

11. Nonexperimental Research: Correlational Designs

12. Experiment Research: Designs, Part 1

13. Experimental Research: Designs, Part 2

V. APPROACHES TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH.

14. Case Study Research

15. Qualitative Research Traditions

16. Historical Research

VI. APPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH.

17. Evaluation Research

18. Action Research

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