How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education

See all program features.

Table of Contents

Interested in seeing the entire table of contents?

Program Details

Fraenkel/Wallen/Hyun: How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education, 9e

Part 1: Introduction to Research

Chapter 1: The Nature of Research

Part 2: The Basics of Educational Research

Chapter 2: The Research Problem

Chapter 3: Locating and Reviewing the Literature

Chapter 4: Ethics and Research

Chapter 5: Variables and Hypotheses

Chapter 6: Sampling

Chapter 7: Instrumentation

Chapter 8: Validity and Reliability

Chapter 9: Internal Validity

Part 3: Data Analysis

Chapter 10: Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 11: Inferential Statistics

Chapter 12: Statistics in Perspective

Part 4: Quantitative Research Methodologies

Chapter 13: Experimental Research

Chapter 14: Single-Subject Research

Chapter 15: Correlational Research

Chapter 16: Causal-Comparative Research

Chapter 17: Survey Research

Part 5: Introduction to Qualitative Research

Chapter 18: The Nature of Qualitative Research

Chapter 19: Observation and Interviewing

Chapter 20: Content Analysis

Part 6: Qualitative Research Methodologies

Chapter 21: Ethnographic Research

Chapter 22: Historical Research

Part 7: Mixed-Methods Studies

Chapter 23: Mixed-Methods Research

Part 8: Research by Practitioners

Chapter 24: Action Research

Part 9: Writing Research Proposals and Reports

Chapter 25: Preparing Research Proposals and Reports

Appendix A: Portion of a Table of Random Numbers

Appendix B: Selected Values from a Normal Curve

Appendix C: Chi-Square Distribution

Appendix D: Using Microsoft Excel