How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education / Edition 5

How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0072532491
ISBN-13:
9780072532494
Pub. Date:
07/13/2002
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education / Edition 5

This is a comprehensive,flexible introduction to educational research,which is normally a requirement for anyone seeking a masters degree in education. Its thorough coverage of the steps in the research process (part II),which includes end-of-chapter work sheets,make it suitable for courses that focus on doing research. Its coverage of the six most widely used research methodologies (part III),which includes step-by-step analyses of real research articles,makes it suitable for courses that stress how to read and understand research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072532494
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 07/13/2002
Edition description: 5TH PKG
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.66(d)

About the Author

JACK R. FRAENKEL IS CURRENTLY PROFESSOR OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN

EDUCATION AND DIRECTOR OF THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN THE COLLEGE OF

EDUCATION AT SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY. HE RECEIVED HIS Ph.D. FROM

STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND HAS TAUGHT COURSES IN RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND

STATISTICS FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. IN 1997, HE RECEIVED THE JAMES A. MICHENER

PRIZE IN WRITING FOR HIS WRITINGS ABOUT THE SOCIAL STUDIES AND THE SOCIAL

SCIENCES. HIS CURRENT WORK CENTERS AROUND ADVISING AND ASSISTING FACULTY AND

STUDENTS IN GENERATING AND DEVELOPING RESEARCH ENDEAVORS.

Norman E. Wallen is Professor Emeritus of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1966 to 1992. An experienced researcher, he received his Ph.D from Syracuse University and taught courses in research design and statistics to master's and doctoral students for many years. He is a former member of the City Council of Flagstaff, Arizona and the Executive Committee of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction to Research
Chapter 1: The Nature of Educational Research
Part Two: The Basics of Educational Research
Chapter 2: The Research Problem
Chapter 3: Ethics and Research
Chapter 4: Variables and Hypotheses
Chapter 5: Reviewing the Literature
Chapter 6: Sampling
Chapter 7: Instrumentation
Chapter 8: Validity and Reliability
Chapter 9: Internal Validity
Part Three: Data Analysis
Chapter 10: Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 11: Inferential Statistics
Chapter 12: Statistics in Perspective
Part Four: Research Methodologies: I
Chapter 13: Experimental Research
Chapter 14: Single-Subject Research
Chapter 15: Correlational Research
Chapter 16: Causal-Comparative Research
Chapter 17: Survey Research
Part Five: Research Methodologies: II
Chapter 18: Content Analysis Research
Chapter 19: Qualitative Research: I
Chapter 20: Qualitative Research: II
Chapter 21: Historical Research
Part Six: Preparing Research Proposals and Reports
(and more...)

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