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Titel:   Educational Research:Competencies for Analysis and Applications: International Edition
Reihe:   Prentice Hall
Autor:   Lorraine R. Gay / Geoffrey E. Mills / Peter W. Airasian
Verlag:   Pearson
Einband:   Softcover
Auflage:   9
Sprache:   Englisch
Seiten:   648
Erschienen:   April 2008
ISBN13:   9780136040941
ISBN10:   0-13-604094-2
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Educational Research:Competencies for Analysis and Applications: International Edition

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Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, ninth edition, is a practical text focused on the skills needed by competent consumers and producers of educational research. The ninth edition includes:

 

A clear, down-to-earth approach

 

  • The accessible writing style, clear and concise explanations and humorous tone demystify the research process. (See, for example, pp. 104, 303, and 310.)
  • Tasks are included throughout the text to guide students through the process of creating their own research report. (See, for example, pp. 4, 175, and 461.)
  • Published research articles are now included inevery research methods chapter. (See, for example, pp. 189, 226, and 392.)

Broadened coverage of qualitative research and expanded coverage of technology throughout the text including:

  • A new chapter on case study research (Chapter 17)
  • How to use online survey research tools (in Chapter 7) and how to use Excel to help organize and analyze data (in Chapters 12 and 13)

An integrated multimedia resource

  • MyEducationalResearchLab-an online research-based learning tool-offers students an individualized Study Plan, provides instructors a set of assignable Homework and Exercises for each chapter, and provides interactive practice in evaluating and conducting research through Building Research Skills exercises. A complete list of available resources for each chapter is located in the beginning of each chapter (See, for example, pp. 65, 217, and 383).
  • For more information turn to the preface or go to www.myeducationlab.com .

Features

 

A clear, down-to-earth approach

 

  • The accessible writing style, clear and concise explanations and humorous tone demystify the research process. (See, for example, pp. 104, 303, and 310.)
  • Tasks are included throughout the text to guide students through the process of creating their own research report. (See, for example, pp. 4, 175, and 461.)
  • Published research articles are now included inevery research methods chapter. (See, for example, pp. 189, 226, and 392.)

Broadened coverage of qualitative research and expanded coverage of technology throughout the text including:

  • A new chapter on case study research (Chapter 17)
  • How to use online survey research tools (in Chapter 7) and how to use Excel to help organize and analyze data (in Chapters 12 and 13)

An integrated multimedia resource

  • MyEducationalResearchLab-an online research-based learning tool-offers students an individualized Study Plan, provides instructors a set of assignable Homework and Exercises for each chapter, and provides interactive practice in evaluating and conducting research through Building Research Skills exercises. A complete list of available resources for each chapter is located in the beginning of each chapter (See, for example, pp. 65, 217, and 383).
  • For more information turn to the preface or go to www.myeducationlab.com .
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New to this Edition

  • Published research articles are now included in every research methods chapter to provide students with illustrations of exemplary qualitative and quantitative research; for example see pages 189, 226, and 392.
  • The discussion of the importance of ethical considerations in the conduct of all educational research has been expanded and moved to the introduction to educational research in Chapter 1
  • Chapter 17, “Case Study Research” is new to this edition 
  • Chapter 7, “Survey Research,” describes how to use online survey research tools to develop new survey instruments as well as to analyze and interpret the data.
  • Chapter 12, “Descriptive Statistics,” and Chapter 13, “Inferential Statistics,”  have increased the coverage of how to use technology in the research process.  These chapters also provide students with a conceptual understanding of why and when to use a particular statistical technique.
  • MyEducationalResearchLab-an online research-based learning tool-offers students an individualized Study Plan, provides instructors a set of assignable Homework and Exercises for each chapter, and provides interactive practice in evaluating and conducting research through Building Research Skills exercises. A complete list of available resources for each chapter is located in the beginning of the chapter (See, for example, pp. 65, 217, and 383).
  • For more information turn to the preface or go to www.myeducationlab.com .
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Table of Contents

PART I    INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1    Introduction to Educational Research

Chapter 2    Selecting and Defining a Research Topic

Chapter 3    Reviewing the Literature

Chapter 4    Preparing and Evaluating a Research Plan

Chapter 5    Selecting a Sample

Chapter 6    Selecting Measuring Instruments

 

PART II    QUANTITATIVE METHODS

Chapter 7    Survey Research         

Chapter 8    Correlational Research                 

Chapter 9    Causal-Comparative Research

Chapter 10    Experimental Research

Chapter 11    Single-Subject Experimental Research

 

PART III    QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS

Chapter 12    Descriptive Statistics             

Chapter 13    Inferential Statistics

 

PART IV    QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

Chapter 14    Qualitative Data Collection

Chapter 15    Narrative Research

Chapter 16    Ethnographic Research            

Chapter 17    Case Study Research

Chapter 18    Qualitative Research:  Data Analysis and Interpretation

 

PART V    MIXED METHODS

Chapter 19    Mixed Methods Research:  Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

 

PART VI    ACTION RESEARCH

Chapter 20    Action Research 

 

PART VII    REPORTING RESEARCH

Chapter 21    Preparing a Research Report

 

PART VIII    CRITIQUING RESEARCH

Chapter 22    Evaluating a Research Report

 

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Back Cover

Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, ninth edition

Lorrie R. Gay, Geoff Mills, Peter W. Airasian

 

 

Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, ninth edition, is a practical text focused on the skills needed by competent consumers and producers of educational research. The ninth edition includes:

 

A clear, down-to-earth approach

 

  • The accessible writing style, clear and concise explanations and humorous tone demystify the research process. (See, for example, pp. 104, 303, and 310.)
  • Tasks are included throughout the text to guide students through the process of creating their own research report. (See, for example, pp. 4, 175, and 461.)
  • Published research articles are now included inevery research methods chapter. (See, for example, pp. 189, 226, and 392.)

Broadened coverage of qualitative research and expanded coverage of technology throughout the text including:

  • A new chapter on case study research (Chapter 17)
  • How to use online survey research tools (in Chapter 7) and how to use Excel to help organize and analyze data (in Chapters 12 and 13)

An integrated multimedia resource

  • MyEducationalResearchLab-an online research-based learning tool-offers students an individualized Study Plan, provides instructors a set of assignable Homework and Exercises for each chapter, and provides interactive practice in evaluating and conducting research through Building Research Skills exercises. A complete list of available resources for each chapter is located in the beginning of each chapter (See, for example, pp. 65, 217, and 383).
  • For more information turn to the preface or go to www.myeducationlab.com .
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