Methods of Educational and Social Science Research: An Integrated Approach / Edition 2

Methods of Educational and Social Science Research: An Integrated Approach / Edition 2

by David Krathwohl
ISBN-10:
1577663330
ISBN-13:
9781577663331
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.

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ISBN-13: 9781577663331
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF RESEARCH.

1. An Introduction to Two Contrasting Research Styles.

2. The Variety of Research Methods.

3. From Findings into Knowledge.

4. The Research Chain of Reasoning.

II. FOUNDATIONAL RESEARCH SKILLS.

5. Problem Finding.

6. Linking to Past Research: The Literature.

III. FOUNDATIONAL RESEARCH CONCEPTS.

7. Casual Inference and Internal Validity.

8. Sampling, Representation and External Validity.

9. Other Criteria of Research to be Satisfied.

10. Ethics and Legal Constraints

IV. THE CONTINUUM OF RESEARCH METHODS: QUALITATIVE END.

11. Overview of Qualitative Research Methods.

12. Fieldwork and Observation.

13. Interviewing.

14. Data Analysis.

15. Drawing Conclusions and Reporting.

V. THE CONTINUUM OF RESEARCH METHODS: QUALITATIVE/QUANTITATIVE MIDDLE.

16. Survey Research: Questionnaires.

V. THE CONTINUUM OF RESEARCH METHODS: QUALITATIVE END.

17. Descriptive Statistics.

18. Measurement, Testing, and Observation.

19. The Nature and Logic of Inferential Statistics.

20. Experimental Methods and Experimental Design.

21. Meta-analysis Section Seven: Other Research Fields Using Qualitative and/or Quantitative.

22. Historical Research.

23. Evaluation and Action Research Section Eight: The Larger Context of Research.

24. Optimizing Research Effectiveness Through Multiple Methods.

25. The Macrosystem of Educational and Social Science Research.

Appendix: Writing a Research Proposal.

Glossary.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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