Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research (6th Edition)

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A practical, step-by-step core research text that balances coverage of qualitative, quantitative and combined methods

Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies. Direct guidance on reading research is offered throughout the text, and features provide opportunities for practice.

Throughout the 6th Edition, examples are now drawn from a broad range of fields, including program evaluation, multicultural research, counseling, school psychology, and learning and cognition. In addition, enhanced coverage incorporates the latest technology-based strategies and online tools, and more information about single-subject research methods.

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    By Anonymous on November 30, 2018

    This is a rating of the loose leaf format, not the excellent content. Unfortunately, they come as one package. Version 5 is a strong revision to a classic, important text. Here, and in many other text references, Dr. Creswell continues to present essential information in an understandable format to both researchers and research learners.I had a choice, buy or not. I bought. I assessed. In my assessment, I concluded the loose leaf format is junk. It is useless for a long term reference. Will I keep a three ring binder around for years? No chance. I will go bind it at my cost, or get a…

    By Anonymous on December 01, 2018

    This is actually a fantastic book to prepare for academic research or for a … This is actually a fantastic book to prepare for academic research or for a doctoral program. The reason I’m rating it so low is because the publisher will sell you the e-Book access code which gives you access to a digital form of the book, interactive activities, options to take notes, & test yourself, but unless you are in a class where the professor registers your course the digital functions are useless! I tried following the steps as a student and professor (to help my professor out) and…

    By Anonymous on December 01, 2018

    Great content, underwhelming production. I like the information in the text. It is written in easy to understand terms, has a logical flow and is comprehensive. There are a two flaws that are driving me nuts, however.First, there are at instances where the editing failed. For example, on page 317, “The identification of a target behavior–the outcome or dependent variable in the study is the dependent variable, and it is repeated measured and observed.” Huh? Later on the same page: “The researcher may…

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