Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package / Edition 11

Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package / Edition 11

by Geoffrey E. Mills, L. R. Gay

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ISBN-13: 9780134041032
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/11/2015
Edition description: Student
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey E. Mills

A native of Australia, Geoff moved to the USA in 1986 to undertake doctoral studies at the University of Oregon. After completing his Ph.D. in 1988, Geoff accepted his first teaching position at Southern Oregon State College (now Southern Oregon University). After 12 years of teaching, Geoff moved into university administration and was Dean and Professor of Education in the School of Education for 12 years. Geoff returned to teaching at Southern Oregon University in 2012 and now teaches educational leadership and educational research.

Geoff has traveled extensively and given invited presentations in Australia, New Zealand, Greenland, United Kingdom, Canada, and many states in the US. Geoff is also the author of Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher, now in its 5th edition.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part I  Foundational Concepts and Processes  

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Educational Research

CHAPTER 2 Selecting and Defining a Research Topic

CHAPTER 3 Reviewing the Literature

CHAPTER 4 Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan

CHAPTER 5 Selecting a Sample

CHAPTER 6 Selecting Measuring Instruments

Part II  Research Designs  

CHAPTER 7 Survey Research

CHAPTER 8 Correlational Research

CHAPTER 9 Causal—Comparative Research

CHAPTER 10 Experimental Research

CHAPTER 11 Single-Subject Experimental Research

CHAPTER 12 Narrative Research

CHAPTER 13 Ethnographic Research

CHAPTER 14 Case Study Research

CHAPTER 15 Mixed Methods Research

CHAPTER 16 Action Research

Part III  Working with Quantitative and Qualitative data  

CHAPTER 17 Descriptive Statistics

CHAPTER 18 Inferential Statistics

CHAPTER 19 Qualitative Data Collection

CHAPTER 20 Qualitative Data Analysis and Interpretation

Part IV  Reporting and Critiquing Research

CHAPTER 21 Preparing a Research Report  

CHAPTER 22 Evaluating a Research Report

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