AuthorWiersma, William
TitleResearch methods in education : an introduction / William Wiersma, Stephen G. Jurs
Imprint Boston : Pearson, ; c2005
Edition 8th ed.
Descript xxiii, 504 p. : ill. ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

CONTENT

Educational research: its nature and characteristics -- Identification of a research problem -- The review of the literature -- Research design in quantitative research -- Experimental research -- Quasi-experimental research -- Nonexperimental quantitative research -- Research design in qualitative research -- Historical research -- Ethnographic research -- Mixed, modeling, and Delphi methods -- Sampling designs -- Measurement and data collection -- Data analysis: descriptive statistics -- Data analysis: inferential statistics -- Communicating about research -- Evaluating research reports -- Overall impressions when evaluating a report -- The review process for journals -- The evaluation of proposals -- Ethical and legal considerations in conducting research -- Solutions to exercises


Education -- Research

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