Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Application

Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Application

by L. R. Gay

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780675086363
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/1976
Pages: 368

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Introduction to Educational Research.

II. RESEARCH PROBLEMS.

2. Selection and Definition of a Problem.

III. RESEARCH PLANS.

3. Preparation and Evaluation of a Research Plan.

IV. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS: SAMPLES

4. Selection of a Sample.

V. INSTRUMENTS.

5. Selection of Measuring Instruments.

VI. TYPES OF RESEARCH.

6. Qualitative Research: Data Collection.
7. Qualitative Research: Data Analysis.
8. Descriptive Research.
9. Correlational Research.
10. Causal-Comparative Research.
11. Experimental Research.

VII. DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION, OR ... THE WORD IS "STATISTICS," NOT "SADISTICS".

12. Descriptive Statistics.
13. Inferential Statistics.
14. Postanalysis Considerations.

VIII. RESEARCH REPORTS.

15. Preparation of a Research Report.

IX. RESEARCH CRITIQUES.

16. Evaluation of a Research Report.

X. ACTION RESEARCH IN THE SCHOOLS.

17. Research in the Schools

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