How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/125991383X.jpeg 10 2019 9781259913839 How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education 10e provides a comprehensive introduction to educational research. The text covers the most widely used research methodologies and discusses each step in the research process in detail. Step-by-step analysis of real research studies provides students with practical examples of how to prepare their work and read that of others. End-of-chapter problem sheets, comprehensive coverage of data analysis, and information on how to prepare research proposals and reports make it appropriate both for courses that focus on doing research and for those that stress how to read and understand research.
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How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education

How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 125991383X | ISBN13: 9781259913839
By Jack Fraenkel, Norman Wallen, Helen Hyun

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How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education 10e provides a comprehensive introduction to educational research. The text covers the most widely used research methodologies and discusses each step in the research process in detail. Step-by-step analysis of real research studies provides students with practical examples of how to prepare their work and read that of others. End-of-chapter problem sheets, comprehensive coverage of data analysis, and information on how to prepare research proposals and reports make it appropriate both for courses that focus on doing research and for those that stress how to read and understand research.

How to Design and Evaluate Research in Education, 10e

CHAPTER 1: The Nature of 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
CHAPTER 10: Descriptive Analyses
CHAPTER 11: Inferential Statistics
CHAPTER 12: Statistics in Perspective
CHAPTER 13: Experimental Research
CHAPTER 14: Single-Subject Research
CHAPTER 15: Correlational Research
CHAPTER 16: Causal-Comparative Research
CHAPTER 17: Survey Research
CHAPTER 18: The Nature of Qualitative Research
CHAPTER 19: Observation and Interviewing
CHAPTER 20: Analysis
CHAPTER 21: Ethnographic Research
CHAPTER 22: Historical Research
CHAPTER 23: Mixed-Methods Research
CHAPTER 24: Action Research
CHAPTER 25: Preparing Research Proposals and Reports

 


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About the Author

Jack Fraenkel

Jack R. Fraenkel was Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Director of the Research and Development Center in the College of Education at San Francisco State University. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University and taught courses in research methodology and statistics for more than 30 years. In 1997, he received the James A. Michener Prize in Writing for his writings about social studies and sciences. His recent work centered around advising and assisting faculty and students in generating and developing research endeavors. Jack passed away in 2014.

Norman Wallen

Norman E. Wallen is Professor Emeritus of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1966 to 1992. An experienced researcher, he received his Ph.D from Syracuse University and taught courses in research design and statistics to master's and doctoral students for many years. He is a former member of the City Council of Flagstaff, Arizona and the Executive Committee of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Helen Hyun

Helen H. Hyun is currently Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education at San Francisco State University. She received her EdD from Harvard University and has taught courses in research design and methodology to master’s and doctoral students at both San Francisco State and the University of Californiaat Berkeley. Her teaching and research interests include higher education policy, mixed methods research, and equity issues in education.

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