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Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research - 3rd edition

Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780136135500

ISBN10: 0136135501

Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research by John W. Creswell - ISBN 9780136135500
Edition: 3RD 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2008
International: No
Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research by John W. Creswell - ISBN 9780136135500

ISBN13: 9780136135500

ISBN10: 0136135501

Edition: 3RD 08

Other Editions of Educational Research : Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Summary

Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research, third edition, is appropriate for courses in Introduction to Educational Research.

KEY TOPICS:

  • This successful core research text is known for its truly balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods and the author's high-quality writing has made this book a favorite amongst instructors and students.
  • In clear step-by-step language the text helps students learn how to read and evaluate research studies.

Key changes include:

  • updated quantitative coverage,
  • expanded coverage of ethics,
  • and new research articles.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The process of conducting research p. 2
Quantitative and qualitative approaches p. 45
Identifying a research problem p. 68
Reviewing the literature p. 88
Specifying a purpose and research questions or hypotheses p. 120
Collecting quantitative data p. 150
Analyzing and interpreting quantitative data p. 182
Collecting qualitative data p. 212
Analyzing and interpreting qualitative data p. 243
Reporting and evaluating research p. 271
Experimental designs p. 298
Correlational designs p. 355
Survey designs p. 387
Grounded theory designs p. 431
Ethnographic designs p. 472
Narrative research designs p. 511
Mixed methods designs p. 551
Action research designs p. 596
Answers to the chapter study questions p. 626
Determine size using sample size tables p. 630
Nonnormal distribution p. 633
Strategies for defending a research proposal p. 634
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