Interpreting Educational Research / Edition 4

Interpreting Educational Research / Edition 4

by Daniel R. Hittleman Emeritus, Alan J. Simon
     
 

This book provides the basic knowledge and skills to read, interpret, evaluate, and write about quantitative and qualitative educational research. It allows teachers to make program, curriculum, and instructional decisions based on research results. The authors' goal is to guide readers to think as research consumers through directed learning activities based on… See more details below

Overview

This book provides the basic knowledge and skills to read, interpret, evaluate, and write about quantitative and qualitative educational research. It allows teachers to make program, curriculum, and instructional decisions based on research results. The authors' goal is to guide readers to think as research consumers through directed learning activities based on current integrated language arts principles and practices. Chapter topics include the research process; research designs; reading and evaluating research reports; reading and evaluating sections: abstract, background, and purpose; reading and interpreting reviews of research; and locating information about research reports. For teachers of any and all grade levels—pre-kindergarten through post-graduate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131707313
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/22/2005
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Understanding the Research Process

Chapter 1 The Research Process

Chapter 2 Research Designs

Chapter 3 Reading and Evaluating Research Reports

Part II Understanding the Research Report

Chapter 4 Reading and Evaluating Introductory Sections: Abstract, Background, and Purpose

Chapter 5 Reading and Evaluating Subject/Participant Sections

Chapter 6 Reading and Evaluating Information and Data Collection Sections

Chapter 7 Reading, Evaluating, and Interpreting Procedure and Results Sections

Chapter 8 Reading and Interpreting Qualitative Procedure and Findings Sections

Chapter 9 Reading and Evaluating Discussion Sections

Chapter 10 Reading and Interpreting Reviews of Research

Part III Understanding How to Find Research Reports

Chapter 11 Locating Information About Research Reports

Appendix A Glossary

Appendix B Representative Quantitative and Qualitative Research Reports

Appendix C Standards for Research and Program Evaluation

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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