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Educational and Psychological Research : A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Analysis and Evaluation

Educational and Psychological Research : A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Analysis and Evaluation - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1884585036

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Publisher: Pyrczak Publishing
Published: 1997
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Educational and Psychological Research : A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Analysis and Evaluation - 2ND 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-1884585036

Mildred L. Patten

ISBN13: 978-1884585036
ISBN10: 1884585035
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 97
Publisher: Pyrczak Publishing

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

The 34 research articles in this collection deal with broad issues in education and psychology. Discussion of these articles in class make research methods come alive.

  • This edition of our popular reader is entirely updated with timely articles that deal with broad issues in education and psychology.
  • The 34 research articles illustrate

qualitative research,
combined qualitative/quantitative research,
content/documentary analysis,
survey research,
correlational research,
test validity and reliability research,
causal-comparative research,
true experimental research,
quasi-experimental research,
pre-experimental research,
program evaluation, and
meta-analysis.

  • The paragraphs are numbered sequentially, making it easy to refer to specific parts of each article during classroom discussions.
  • The availability of a single source of research articles is convenient and helps you avoid copyright infringement problems.
  • Factual questions at the end of each article allow students to check their comprehension.
  • Questions for discussion stimulate classroom discussions of research methods.
  • Easy to coordinate with any research methods text, this reader is an ideal way to make research methods come alive! Field tested for student interest and comprehension.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition

Qualitative Research
1. Learning on the Job: An Analysis of the Acquisition of a Teacher's Knowledge
2. Parents Who Abduct: A Qualitative Study With Implications for Practice
3. Dropping Out: Another Side of the Story
4. Transitions From Heterosexuality to Lesbianism: The Discursive Production of Lesbian Identities
5. Mothers' Expectations for Their Adolescent Children: A Comparison Between Families With Disabled Adolescents and Those With Non-Labeled Adolescents

Combined Qualitative/Quantitative Research
6. Parents' Thinking About Standardized Tests and Performance Assessments

Content/Documentary Analysis
7. A Comparison of How Textbooks Teach Mathematical Problem Solving in Japan and the United States
8. Death as Portrayed to Adolescents Through Top 40 Rock and Roll Music
9. Has Public Interest in Animal Rights Peaked?

Survey Research
10. Gender Differences of Reported Safer Sex Behaviors Within a Random Sample of College Students
11. Americans Today Are Dubious About Affirmative Action
12. Adolescent Perceptions of Body Weight and Weight Satisfaction
13. Variance in Substance Use Between Rural Black and White Mississippi High School Students

Correlational Research
14. Risk Factors for Sexual Victimization in Dating: A Longitudinal Study of College Women
15. Quality of the Literacy Environment in Day Care and Children's Development
16. Information Search Strategies in Loosely Structured Settings

Test Validity and Reliability Research
17. Further Validation of the Self-Defeating Personality Scale
18. Psychometric Properties of the Life Role Salience Scales: Some Construct Validation Evidence From a Sample of Nonprofessional Women
19. Screening Children at Risk for School Maladjustment: Further Evidence for the Value of the AML

Causal-Comparative Research
20. Sexual Orientation of Adult Sons of Gay Fathers
21. Psychological Characteristics of Adolescent Steroid Users

True Experimental Research
22. The Influence of Misogynous Rap Music on Sexual Aggression Against Women
23. The Effect of Rape Type and Information Admissibility on Perceptions of Rape Victims
24. Facilitating Changes in Exercise Behavior: Effect of Structured Statements of Intention on Perceived Barriers to Action

Quasi-Experimental Research
25. Increasing Designated Driving With a Program of Prompts and Incentives
26. Effects of Collaborative Peer Tutoring on Urban Seventh Graders
27. Using Relaxation Techniques and Positive Self-Esteem to Improve Academic Achievement of College Students
28. Isolating the Effects of Active Responding in Computer-Based Instruction

Pre-Experimental Research
29. An Exercise for Increasing Students' Understanding of Life-Span Developmental Psychology
30. Self-Esteem of Low Achieving First Grade Readers Following Instructional Intervention

Program Evaluation
31. Benefits of a Parent Education and Support Program in the First Three Years
32. Literacy in Young Children: Results From a Three Year Urban School Project
33. Evaluating Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT): Is the Impact the Same as That of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)?

Meta-Analysis
34. A Meta-Analytic Validation of the Dunn and Dunn Model of Learning-Style Preferences

Appendices
A. Reading Research Reports: A Brief Introduction
B. Fundamental Principles for Preparing Psychology Journal Articles
C. Criteria for the Evaluation of Educational Research
D. Reader's, Writer's, and Reviewer's Guide to Assessing Research Reports in Clinical Psychology

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