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EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 6E GE - JOHN CRESWELL 9781292337807

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TITLE : EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH - Planning, Conducting & Evaluating Quantitative & Qualitative Research - JOHN CRESWELL

ISBN13 : 9781292337807

PUBLISHER : PEARSON (2020)

EDITION : 6TH GLOBAL EDITION PAPERBACK

PAGES : 712 PAGES 

A practical, step-by-step core research text that balances coverage of qualitative, quantitative and combined methods

Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies. Direct guidance on reading research is offered throughout the text, and features provide opportunities for practice.

Throughout the 6th Edition, examples are now drawn from a broad range of fields, including program evaluation, multicultural research, counseling, school psychology, and learning and cognition. In addition, enhanced coverage incorporates the latest technology-based strategies and online tools, and more information about single-subject research methods.

Table of contents

1. The Process of Conducting Research Using Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
2. Identifying a Research Problem
3. Reviewing the Literature
4. Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses
5. Collecting Quantitative Data
6. Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data
7. Collecting Qualitative Data
8. Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data
9. Reporting and Evaluating Research
10. Experimental Designs
11. Correlational Designs
12. Survey Designs
13. Grounded Theory Designs
14. Ethnographic Designs
15. Narrative Research Designs
16. Mixed Methods Designs
17. Action Research Designs
APPENDIX A: Determine Size Using Sample Size Tables
APPENDIX B: Commonly Used Statistics in Educational Research
APPENDIX C: Nonnormal Distribution
APPENDIX D: Strategies for Defending a Research Proposal
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