Educational Research Competencies for Analysis and Applications

ISBN-10: 0132338777

ISBN-13: 9780132338776

Edition: 9th 2009

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This market leader focuses on both "how to do" and "how to read research"  helps teachersnbsp;become competent consumers and producers of educational research. nbsp;Accessible writing style and light, humorous tone help demystify this demanding topic.nbsp; nbsp;Uses a direct, step-by-step approach to thenbsp;research processnbsp;and incorporates tasks and articles throughout to provide teachers with the practice they need to master research steps and evaluation.
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List price: $151.80
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/19/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 10.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Peter W. Airasian is Professor of Education at Boston College, where he is Chair of the Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation Program. His main teaching responsibilities are instructing pre- and in-service teachers in classroom assessment strategies. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, with a concentration in testing, evaluation, and assessment. He is a former high school chemistry and biology teacher. He has authored numerous books on assessment, including of Minimal Competency Testing (1979), School Effectiveness: A Reassessment of the Evidence (1980), The Effects of Standardized Testing (1982), Teacher Evaluation Toolkit (1997), Assessment in the Classroom (1997 and 2000), and Classroom Assessment (1991, 1994, 1997, and 2001)). He is a past Chair of the American Educational Research Association's Special Interest Group on Classroom Assessment. Currently, he is continuing his study of the role of assessments in classrooms and examining issues related to the evaluation of teachers.

Introduction to Educational Research
Selecting and Defining a Research Topic
Reviewing the Literature
Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan
Selecting a Sample
Selecting Measuring Instruments
Quantitative Methods
Survey Research
Correlational Research
Causal-Comparative Research
Experimental Research
Single-Subject Experimental Research
Quantitative Data Analysis
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Qualitative Research
Qualitative Data Collection
Narrative Research
Ethnographic Research
Case Study Research
Qualitative Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation
Mixed Methods
Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Action Research
Action Research
Reporting Research
Preparing a Research Report
Critiquing Research
Evaluating a Research Report
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