Introduction Part 1. The Context of Educational Research: 1. The Nature of Inquiry Part 2. Planning Educational Research: 2. The Ethics of Educational and Social Research 3. Planning Educational Research 4. Sampling 5. Sensitive Educational Research 6. Validity and Reliability Part 3. Styles of Educational Research: 7. Naturalistic and Ethnographic Research 8. Historical and Documentary Research 9. Surveys, Longitudal, Cross-sectional and Trend Studies 10. Internet-based Research and Computer Usage 11. Case Studies 12. Ex Post Facto Research 13. Experiments, Quasi-experiments, Single-case Research and Meta-Analysis 14. Action Research Part 4. Strategies for Data Collection and Researching: 15. Questionnaires 16. Interviews 17. Accounts 18. Observation 19. Tests 20. Personal Constructs 21. Role Playing Part 5. Data Analysis: 22. Approaches to Qualitative Data Analysis 23. Content Analysis and Grounded Theory 24. Quantative Data Analysis 25. Multi-dimensional Measurement and Factor Analysis 26. Choosing a Statistical Test Index
Research Methods Education / Edition 6by Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion, Keith Morrison
Pub. Date: 06/30/2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This fully updated sixth edition of the international bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods currently employed by educational research at all stages. It is divided into five main parts: the context of educational research; planning educational research; styles of educational research; strategies for data collection/em>
This fully updated sixth edition of the international bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods currently employed by educational research at all stages. It is divided into five main parts: the context of educational research; planning educational research; styles of educational research; strategies for data collection and researching; and data analysis. The book also contains references to a comprehensive dedicated website of accompanying materials.
The sixth edition includes new material on:
- complexity theory, ethics, sampling and sensitive educational research
- experimental research, questionnaire design and administration with practical guidance
- qualitative and quantitative data analysis, with practical examples
- internet based research.
Research Methods in Education is essential reading for the professional researcher and continues to be the standard text for students and lecturers in educational research.
To access the dedicated website of accompanying materials, please visit: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415368780.
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