How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education with PowerWeb / Edition 6

How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education with PowerWeb / Edition 6

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by Jack R. Fraenkel, Norman E. Wallen, Norman E. Wallen, Norman E. Wallen
     
 

This comprehensive introduction to educational research covers the most widely used research methodologies and discusses the research process in detail. Step-by-step analysis of real research studies provides students with practical examples of how to prepare their work and read that of others. End-of-chapter problem sheets, comprehensive coverage of data analysis,… See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive introduction to educational research covers the most widely used research methodologies and discusses the research process in detail. Step-by-step analysis of real research studies provides students with practical examples of how to prepare their work and read that of others. End-of-chapter problem sheets, comprehensive coverage of data analysis, and discussion of the preparation of research proposals and reports make the text appropriate for courses that focus on doing research as well as for courses that stress reading and understanding research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073126548
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
04/22/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1The nature of research2
2The research problem26
3Variables and hypotheses38
4Ethics and research53
5Review of the literature66
6Sampling91
7Instrumentation111
8Validity and reliability149
9Internal validity168
10Descriptive statistics188
11Inferential statistics219
12Statistics in perspective246
13Experimental research266
14Single-subject research305
15Correlational research334
16Causal-comparative research369
17Survey research396
18The nature of qualitative research428
19Observation and interviewing448
20Content analysis482
21Ethnographic research510
22Historical research544
23Action research566
24Preparing research proposals and reports594

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