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Introduction to Research in Education, International Edition
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INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, INTERNATIONAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY SORENSEN IRVINE, CHRISTINE; WALKER, DAVID; ARY, DONALD; JACOBS, LUCY C.

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ISBN
9781133939610
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WADSWORTH PUBLISHING CO INC
 
 
EDITION
9TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
CENGAGE LEARNING, INC
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PAGES
720 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JAN 2013

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Become a more competent consumer and producer of research with INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, 9E, International Edition! Known for its exceptionally clear writing style and comprehensive coverage, this research methods guide helps you master the basic competencies necessary to understand and evaluate the research of others. The authors familiarize you with common research problems in a step-by-step manner through examples that clarify complex concepts, supported by strong end-of-chapter exercises. This book is a must-read for anyone planning to conduct research or interpret the research of others.

CONTENTS

Part I: FOUNDATIONS: THE SCIENTIFIC APPROACH IN EDUCATION. 1. The Nature of Scientific Inquiry. 2. The Scientific Approach in Education. Part II: RESEARCH BACKGROUND. 3. The Research Problem. 4. Reviewing the Literature. 5. The Hypothesis. Part III: STATISTICAL ANALYSIS. 6. Descriptive Statistics. 7. Sampling and Inferential Statistics. Part IV: FUNDAMENTALS. 8. Tools of Research. 9. Validity and Reliability. Part V: RESEARCH METHODS. 10. Experimental Research. 11. Experimental Research Design. 12. Ex Post Facto Research. 13. Correlation Research. 14. Survey Research. 15. Defining and Designing Qualitative Research. 16. Types of Qualitative Research. Part VI: COMMUNICATING RESEARCH. 17. Analyzing and Reporting Qualitative Research. 18. Action Research. 19. Mixed Methods Research. 20. Guidelines for Writing Research Proposals. 21. Interpreting and Reporting Results of Quantitative Research.