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Educational Research Competencies for Analysis and Applications

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ISBN-10: 0130994634

ISBN-13: 9780130994639

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: L. R. Gay, Peter W. Airasian

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List price: $100.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/22/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 605
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
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.

Research Foundations
Intro to Educational Research
Selection and Definition of a Problem
Preparation and Evaluation of a Research Plan
Selection of a Sample
Selection of Measuring Instruments
Qualitative Research
Characteristics of Qualitative Research
Qualitative Data Collection
Qualitative Data Analysis
Action Research
Quantitative Research
Survey Research
Correlational Research
Causal-Comparative Research
Experimental Research
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics
Postanalysis Considerations
Producing and Consuming Research
Preparation of a Research Report
Evaluation of a Research Report