Educational research: fundamentals for the consumer

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Longman, 2000 - Education - 377 pages
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A balanced combination of both quantitative and qualitative research, Educational Research teaches readers how to analyze and evaluate research, as well as judge the usefulness of the findings as they relate to the classroom. New to this edition is a chapter on using the Internet in educational research, as well as "Consumer Tips"which provide understanding of what constitutes a "good" research study.

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Review: Educational Research: Fundamentals for the Consumer (5th Edition)

User Review  - Brandi Nicholauson - Goodreads

I have the 6th edition. McMillan breaks down every facet of educational research. Particularly useful if you are going to conduct any research, or want to better understand how research is written. Not the most exciting read, but useful. Read full review

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User Review  - Kitchengrrl - Goodreads

Great for learning research terms and process. It can't help that it's a painfully boring topic. :P Read full review

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Contents

Introduction to Research in Education
1
Variables Research Problems and Hypotheses
27
STUDY QUESTIONS
45
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James H. McMillan is professor and chair of foundations of education at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he teaches educational research and assessment courses and directs the Research and Evaluation Track of the PhD in education program. He is also director of the Metropolitan Ed-ucational Research Consortium, a partnership of Virginia Commonwealth University and seven Richmond-area school divisions that conducts and disseminates action and applied research. His current research interests include classroom and large-scale assessment. He has recently published the third edition of "Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction "and edited "Formative Classroom Assessment: Theory into Practice". He has authored three educa-tional research methods textbooks and published numerous articles in journals, including the "American Educational Research Journal", the "Journal of Educational Psychology", "Contemporary Educational Psychology", and "Educa-tional Measurement: Issues and Practice".

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