NEW MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research / Edition 4

NEW MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research / Edition 4

by John W. Creswell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0133041271

ISBN-13: 9780133041279

Pub. Date: 07/03/2012

Publisher: Pearson

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133041279
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

Table of Contents

I. AN OVERVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH.

1. An Introduction to the Process of Research.
2. Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches.

II. THE STEPS IN THE PROCESS OF RESEARCH.

3. Identifying a Research Problem.
4. Reviewing the Literature.
5. Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses.
6. Collecting Quantitative Data.
7. Collecting Qualitative Data.
8. Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data.
9. Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data.
10. Reporting and Evaluating Research.

III. RESEARCH DESIGNS.

11. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs.
12. Correlational Designs.
13. Survey Designs.
14. Grounded Theory Designs.
15. Ethnographic Designs.
16. Narrative Research Designs.
17. Mixed Method Designs.
18. Action Research Designs.
Appendix A: Determining Size Using Sample Size Tables.
Appendix B: Strategies for Defending a Research Proposal.

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