Introduction to Educational Research (4th Edition)
This practical introductory text helps students understand, conduct, and interpret both qualitative and quantitative paradigms in educational research methods. This book is organized around eight research methods to help users plan and conduct their first educational research projects. By proceeding through chapter contents and completing the in-text exercises, readers will simultaneously prepare a research plan and learn how to obtain and analyze data, address research questions and hypotheses, and prepare a report of their projects. In keeping with the main purpose of helping users clearly understand and apply research concepts, many pedagogical features have been included in the book. Additionally, each chapter contains one or more special sections titled Applying Technology.
Author: Carol M. Charles, Craig A. Mertler
Edition: (Edition: 4)
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Release Date: 2002-08-01