Educational research: planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research

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Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Education - 623 pages
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For Introduction to Educational Research courses.

The only introduction to offer balanced, inclusive, integrated treatment of educational research, this text comprehensively addresses both quantitative and qualitative approaches, with the goal of starting students on the path to doing their own research as well as evaluating the research of others. After an overview of the nature of educational research, eight chapters explore specific steps in the research processfrom identifying a problem through reporting one's findings. Coverage closes with eight research design chaptersexperimental, correlational, survey, grounded theory, ethnography, narrative, mixed methods, and action research.

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Contents

An Introduction to EducationaI Research
1
Several Problems with Research Today
7
Chapter Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative
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Copyright

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John W. Creswell is a Professor of Educational Psychology at Teachers College, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is affiliated with a graduate program in educational psychology that specializes in quantitative and qualitative methods in education. In this program, he specializes in qualitative and quantitative research designs and methods, multimethod research, and faculty and academic leadership issues in colleges and universities.

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