Research in Education / Edition 3

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Textbook for undergraduate students provides comprehensive, yet relatively nontechnical, treatment of current principles, concepts, and methods used in educational research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780673523167
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 4/28/1993
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents
Ch. 1 Introduction to the Field of Educational Research 2
Ch. 2 Research Designs, Data Collection Techniques, and Research Reports 32
Ch. 3 Research Problems: Statements, Questions, and Hypotheses 78
Ch. 4 Literature Review 118
Ch. 5 Introduction to Designing Quantitative Research 160
Ch. 6 Descriptive Statistics 201
Ch. 7 Data Collection Techniques 233
Ch. 8 Nonexperimental Research Designs 280
Ch. 9 Experimental and Single-Subject Research Designs 312
Ch. 10 Inferential Statistics 353
Ch. 11 Introduction to Designing Qualitative Research 390
Ch. 12 Ethnographic Research 426
Ch. 13 Analytical Research: Historical and Legal Studies 463
Ch. 14 Qualitative Data Analysis 500
Ch. 15 Evaluation Research and Policy Analysis 540
Ch. 16 Guidelines for Research Proposals 582
Appendix A Glossary 606
Appendix B Calculations for Selected Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 620
Sample Answers to Self-Instructional Review Exercises 641
References 654
Author Index 667
Subject Index 670
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