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Educational Research Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, with Research Edition

ISBN-10: 0205361269
ISBN-13: 9780205361267
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $122.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Each Chapter begins with an ldquo;Introductionrdquo; and ends with a ldquo;Summary,rdquo;
Discussion Questions
Exercise(s)
Relevant Web Sites
Recommended Additional Readings
Key Terms
Introduction
Introduction to Educational Research
Why Study Educational Research?
Areas of Educational Research
Examples of Educational Research
General Kinds of Research
Sources of Knowledge
The Scientific Approach to Knowledge Generation
Objectives of Science
Overview of Book
How to Get Started
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research
Characteristics of the Three Research Paradigms
Quantitative Research Methods: Experimental and Nonexperimental Research
Qualitative Research Methods
Mixed Research Methods
Our Research Typology
Planning the Research Study
Developing Research Questions and Proposal Prepositions
Sources of Research Ideas
Review of the Literature
Literature Search and the Internet
Feasibility of the Study
Statement of the Research Problem
Statement of Purpose of the Study
Statement of Research Questions
Formulating Hypotheses
The Research Plan or Research Proposal
Consumer Use of the Literature
Research Ethics
What Are Research Ethics?
Ethical Concerns
Ethical Guidelines for Research with Humans
Informed Consent
Informed Consent and Minors as Research Participants
Additional Consent
Deception
Freedom to Withdraw
Protection from Mental and Physical Harm
Institutional Review Board
Foundations Of Research
Standardized Measurement and Assessment
Defining Measurement
Scales of Measurement
Assumptions Underlying Testing and Measurement
Identifying a Good Test or Assessment Procedure
Educational and Psychological Tests
Sources of Information About Tests
Methods of Data Collection
Questionnaires
Interviews
Focus Groups
Observation
Secondary Data
Sampling
Terminology Used in Sampling
Random Sampling Techniques
Nonrandom Sampling Techniques
Random Selection and Random Assignment
Determining the Sample Size When Random Sampling Is Used
Sampling in Qualitative Research
Validity of Research
Validity Issues in the Design of Quantitative Research
Statistical Conclusion Validity
Internal Validity
External Validity
Construct Representation
Research Validity in Qualitative Research
Selecting A Research Method
Experimental Research
The Experiment
Independent Variable Manipulation
Control of Confounding Variables
Experimental Research Designs
Quasi-Experimental and Single-Case Designs
Qasi-Experimental Research Designs
Single-Case Experimental Designs
Methodological Considerations in Using Single-Case Designs
Group Comparison or Single-Case Designs
Nonexperimental Quantitative Research
Steps in Nonexperimental Research
Independent Variables in Nonexperimental Research
Causal-Comparative and Correlational Research
Three Necessary Conditions for Cause-and-Effect Relationships
Applying the Three Necessary Conditions for Causation in Nonexperimental Research
Techniques of Control in Nonexperimental Research
Time Dimension in Research
Classifying Nonexperimental Research Methods by Research Objective
Qualitative Research
Phenomenology
Ethnography
Case Study Research
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