The Electronic Scholar : Enhancing Research Productivity with Technology

The Electronic Scholar : Enhancing Research Productivity with Technology

by Dave L. Edyburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130806013

ISBN-13: 9780130806017

Pub. Date: 10/08/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

A concise introduction to technological possibilities for conducting and administering educational research. Identifies 27 common tasks associated with conducting and managing educational research. Includes 74 tactics which illustrate, in practical terms, how technology can be utilized to facilitate these tasks. And, presents many examples of possibilities to help…  See more details below

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A concise introduction to technological possibilities for conducting and administering educational research. Identifies 27 common tasks associated with conducting and managing educational research. Includes 74 tactics which illustrate, in practical terms, how technology can be utilized to facilitate these tasks. And, presents many examples of possibilities to help readers decide which technology tools will support their research productivity. For those involved in conducting and instructing educational research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130806017
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/08/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
179
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Electronic Scholar1
Ch. 2Professional Development21
1Enhancing Knowledge and Skills22
2Maintaining Current Awareness45
Ch. 3Designing the Study53
3Engaging in Preliminary Exploration of a Topic54
4Conducting an Extensive Review of the Literature61
5Selecting an Appropriate Methodology68
6Identifying Potential Sources of Funding79
7Engaging in Collaboration82
8Preparing Proposals88
9Participating in Human Subjects Review89
Ch. 4Conducting the Study91
10Creating Materials92
11Collecting Data96
12Communicating with Field Sites105
Ch. 5Analyzing the Data107
13Analyzing Quantitative Data108
14Analyzing Qualitative Data112
Ch. 6Reporting the Results117
15Consulting Writing Resources118
16Exploring the Visual Representation of Data124
17Disseminating Research Findings129
18Presenting Research Results140
Ch. 7Research Administrator141
19Managing Information142
20Managing Projects144
21Maintaining Financial Records148
22Selecting Mailing Systems148
23Purchasing Supplies149
24Purchasing Equipment150
25Obtaining Technical Support152
26Facilitating Travel Planning156
27Preparing Disaster Recovery Plans162
28Participating in Technology Transfer Processes164
Ch. 8The Quest to Become an Electronic Scholar165
Index177

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