For courses in Research Methods/Educational Research.Long recognized as the market leader in Introduction to Educational Research courses, Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, eighth edition, remains a practical text focused on the skills and procedures students need in order to become competent consumers and producers of educational research. The text uses a direct, step-by-step approach to the research process and incorporates Tasks and articles throughout to provide students with the practice they need to master research steps and evaluation. The accessible writing style and light, humorous tone also help demystify this demanding course. In addition to substantially reworking the text to make it even more accessible to the student, key changes in the eighth edition include: expanded coverage of qualitative research with two new chapters (Narrative Research and Ethnographic Research), increased coverage of how to use technology in the research process, and new chapters on Single-Subject Research and Mixed Methods. This comprehensive instructional resource encompasses the full spectrum of the field, making it appropriate as a core text for an introductory course in educational research.
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This new edition of Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications maintains the strong yet accessible coverage you expect. The reorganized text reflects a more balanced coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Unique features of this revised edition include:
An Approachable Text Your Students Won't Mind Reading--and Will Want to Keep
Expanded Coverage of Qualitative Research and Mixed Methods
Expanded Coverage of Technology
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 8. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131185349
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Part I: Introduction Chapter 1: Introduction to Educational Research Chapter 2: Selecting and Defining a Research Topic Chapter 3: Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan Chapter 4: Selecting a Sample Chapter 5: Selecting Measuring Instruments Part II: Quantitative Methods Chapter 6: Descriptive Research Chapter 7: Correlational Research Chapter 8: Causal-Comparative Research Chapter 9: Experimental Research Chapter 10: Single-Subject Experimental Research Chapter 11: Descriptive Statistics Chapter 12: Inferential Statistics Chapter 13: Postanalysis Considerations Part III: Qualitative Methods Chapter 14: Overview of Qualitative Research Chapter 15: Qualitative Data Collection Chapter 16: Narrative Research Chapter 17: Ethnographic Research Chapter 18: Qualitative Research: Data Analysis and Interpretation Part IV: Mixed Methods Chapter 19: Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods Part V: Action Research Chapter 20: Action Research Part VI: Reporting Research Chapter 21: Preparing a Research Report Part VII: Critiquing Research Chapter 22: Evaluating a Research Report Appendix A: Reference Tables Appendix B: Math Review Appendix C: Suggested Responses Glossary Author Index Subject Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131185349
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131185349