The Electronic Scholar : Enhancing Research Productivity with Technology

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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.
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A guide for the scholarly researcher to the tools of information technology. The book is organized around 28 tasks commonly completed by researchers and explains how to build a computer toolkit that will assist in those tasks. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130806017
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 10/8/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 179
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Electronic Scholar 1
Ch. 2 Professional Development 21
1 Enhancing Knowledge and Skills 22
2 Maintaining Current Awareness 45
Ch. 3 Designing the Study 53
3 Engaging in Preliminary Exploration of a Topic 54
4 Conducting an Extensive Review of the Literature 61
5 Selecting an Appropriate Methodology 68
6 Identifying Potential Sources of Funding 79
7 Engaging in Collaboration 82
8 Preparing Proposals 88
9 Participating in Human Subjects Review 89
Ch. 4 Conducting the Study 91
10 Creating Materials 92
11 Collecting Data 96
12 Communicating with Field Sites 105
Ch. 5 Analyzing the Data 107
13 Analyzing Quantitative Data 108
14 Analyzing Qualitative Data 112
Ch. 6 Reporting the Results 117
15 Consulting Writing Resources 118
16 Exploring the Visual Representation of Data 124
17 Disseminating Research Findings 129
18 Presenting Research Results 140
Ch. 7 Research Administrator 141
19 Managing Information 142
20 Managing Projects 144
21 Maintaining Financial Records 148
22 Selecting Mailing Systems 148
23 Purchasing Supplies 149
24 Purchasing Equipment 150
25 Obtaining Technical Support 152
26 Facilitating Travel Planning 156
27 Preparing Disaster Recovery Plans 162
28 Participating in Technology Transfer Processes 164
Ch. 8 The Quest to Become an Electronic Scholar 165
Index 177
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