Educational Research: A Contextual Approach by Ken SpringerEducational Research: A Contextual Approach by Ken Springer

Educational Research: A Contextual Approach

byKen Springer

Hardcover | October 5, 2009

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This book provides educators with an engaging introduction to educational research that places a greater emphasis on which research was conducted. They’ll gain a strong understanding of why certain concepts are important, why certain methods are used, and why certain conclusions are drawn. Springer offers more coverage of research ethics, statistics, and program evaluation than other resources. Research Boxes highlight a research article that makes the connection to the chapter content. Numerous figures and tables are also presented to enhance the material. This approach will help educators apply the right research techniques to meet their needs.
Title:Educational Research: A Contextual ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:566 pages, 10.2 × 8.35 × 1.01 inPublished:October 5, 2009Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470131322

ISBN - 13:9780470131329

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to educational research

Chapter 2: Research topics

Chapter 3: Research reports

Chapter 4: Ethics and sampling

Chapter 5: Measurement

Chapter 6: Validity and reliability

Chapter 7: Experimental designs

Chapter 8: Single-participant designs

Chapter 9: Non-experimental designs

Chapter 10: Descriptive statistics

Chapter 11: Inferential statistics

Chapter 12: Statistical representation

Chapter 13: Ethnographies and case studies

Chapter 14: Content analysis and historical research

Chapter 15: Mixed-methods designs

Chapter 16: Action research

Chapter 17: Evaluation research

Chapter 18: Research into practice