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Essentials of Research Methods for Educators
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Essentials of Research Methods for Educators



March 2024 | 760 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Essentials of Research Methods for Educators provides future teachers, specialists, administrators and educational leaders with a textbook and a resource that goes beyond the classroom to use in your career. With a focus on the wide variety of data available to educators and the importance of data literacy for all those involved in education, this book presents research methods in a relatable educational context with a variety of concrete examples. The authors use their expertise in educational psychology to optimize learning. The structure of the book breaks down research into discrete steps with the "Let's See It," "Let's Do It," and "You Do It" steps for each chapter so students feel motivated to complete their research projects. By covering qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research, with additional chapters on action research and program evaluation, students get a complete picture of the current research methods landscape. This highly scaffolded book supports future educational leaders in incorporating research and methods into their work and life.
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Research
 
Chapter 2: Reviewing the Literature
 
Chapter 3: Research Design: The What, When, and How of Research
 
Chapter 4: Non-Experimental Research Designs
 
Chapter 5: Experimental Research Designs
 
Chapter 6: Qualitative Research Designs
 
Chapter 7: Mixed Methods Research Designs
 
Chapter 8: Action Research for Educators
 
Chapter 9: Program Evaluation
 
Chapter 10: Sampling and Measurement Learning Objectives
 
Chapter 11: Data Collection
 
Chapter 12: Descriptive Statistics
 
Chapter 13: Inferential Statistics
 
Chapter 14: Qualitative Analysis
 
Chapter 15: Communicating Research
 
Chapter 16: Using Research to Guide Practice

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Very basic for doctoral level and also very US -centric in terms of epistemological orientation

Professor Pam Denicolo
Graduate School , Reading University
June 22, 2024

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ISBN: 9781071830697
£103.00