Quantitative Research in Education A Primer

ISBN-10: 1412973260
ISBN-13: 9781412973267
Edition: 2010
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Description: Research in Education: A Primer is a brief and practical guide to conducting research in Education. It provides a reference point for beginning educational researchers to grasp the most pertinent elements of designing and conducting research.  More...

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Book details

List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Research in Education: A Primer is a brief and practical guide to conducting research in Education. It provides a reference point for beginning educational researchers to grasp the most pertinent elements of designing and conducting research. Starting with the nature of research and science, it then turns to the meaning of concepts, variables, and research in education to cover the entire research process. The goal of this text is to dispel notions that quantitative research is too difficult, too statistical, and too theoretical, and generate interest and understanding in using this type of research creatively and effectively.Features: Demonstrates all concepts in the text with concrete examples specific to Education Examines the conceptual foundations of statistics in order to better understand quantitative research Charts allow students to select appropriate statistical techniques for given scenarios A brief set of exercises at the conclusion of each chapter allow for immediate practice of key concepts Provides particular strategies and techniques to help students understand the process of creating their own hypotheses

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Nature of Research and Science
Ways of Knowing
Objectivity
The Nature of Science
The Scientific Approach
Theory: A Scientific Concept
Components of Theory
Nature of Scientific Research
Philosophy of Science
Types of Quantitative Research
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Key Terms
References
Concepts, Variables, and Research Problems
Concepts
Variables
Kinds of Variables
Operationalizing Concepts
Research Problems
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Key Terms
References
Conceptual Foundations of Statistics
Measures of Central Tendencies
Measures of Variability
Normal Distribution
Statistical Tests
Populations and Samples
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Key Terms
References
Analyzing the Structure and Substance of Hypotheses
Hypotheses
Kinds of Hypotheses
Imposter and Misconceived Hypotheses
Finding Hypotheses in Research Studies
Analyzing and Diagramming Hypotheses
The Invisible Condition
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Key Terms
References
Generating Hypotheses
Ideas for New Hypotheses
Observing, Conceptualizing, and Hypothesizing
More Theory-More Hypotheses
Summary
Check Your Understanding
Key Terms
References
Elements of a Proposal
Simple Writing Suggestions
Glossary
Index
About the Author

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