Tag Archives: Research

Participatory Action Research for Educational Leadership: Using Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Schools

Follow the author on Twitter! Alana James has a new twitter feed titled AR4Everything, which covers action research and reports on interesting facts. “Finally we have a data-driven text on participatory action research for educational leaders. Through thoughtful examples and guided instruction, this text makes the case that the complex issues of today and tomorrow […]

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Understanding and Interpreting Educational Research

This user-friendly text takes a learn-by-doing approach to exploring research design issues in education and psychology, offering evenhanded coverage of quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods, and single-case designs. Readers learn the basics of different methods and steps for critically examining any study’s design, data, and conclusions, using sample peer-reviewed journal articles as practice opportunities. The text is […]

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Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications (12th Edition)

A comprehensive, accessible introduction to educational research Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce students to the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Long known for their clear and at times humorous writing, the authors are accessible and thoughtful guides for readers […]

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MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText — Access Card — for Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research (6th Edition)

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, […]

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Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

Focused on increasing the credibility of research and evaluation, the Fourth Edition of Donna M. Mertens’s comprehensive Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity with Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods incorporates the viewpoints of various research paradigms into its descriptions of these methods. Providing specific advice on conducting research in culturally complex communities, […]

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National Primate Research Centers launch educational resources on research with animals

The new website, NPRC.org, offers a user-friendly, informative experience for individuals who are interested in learning about ongoing research at the seven National Primate Research Centers, including the Tulane National Primate Research Center. The seven National Primate Research Centers (NPRC), which include the Tulane National Primate Research Center, have launched a website and Twitter account to raise awareness […]

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Introduction to Educational Research

The new Second Edition of Introduction to Educational Research expertly guides readers through the steps of the research methods process to help them plan and compose their first educational research project. With a conversational writing style, author Craig A. Mertler covers all aspects of the research process and addresses a wide range of research methodologies, […]

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Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research plus MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText — … New in Ed Psych / Tests & Measurements)

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab™ and Mastering™ platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.  Used books, rentals, and […]

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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP THAT WORKS: From Research to Results

Describes a variety of leadership responsibilities that have an effect on student achievement. Product Features 21 responsibilities that have a significant effect on student learning The difference between first- and second-order change The advantages and disadvantages of comprehensive school reform models 11 factors and 39 actions that help you take a site-specific approach to improving […]

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Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText — Access Card Package (12th Edition) (What’s New in Ed Psych / Tests & Measurements)

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab™ and Mastering™ platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.  Used books, rentals, and […]

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Reading Educational Research: How to Avoid Getting Statistically Snookered

Gerald Bracey’s primer on statistics comes out exactly when we need it most: when school folks are being driven crazy by the bureaucrats’ insistence on “data-driven” everything. But Bracey makes clear that data is rarely what it seems, and that both its producers and its users need to be much more sophisticated about what it […]

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Single Case Research Designs in Educational and Community Settings

This practical nuts-and-bolts how-to guide to carrying out single case research is keenly focused on practicing this type of research in educational and community settings.Conceptualizing the background underlying this research approach, the book walks you through a step-by-step approach to the components involved in doing such research in this environment. You will learn a brief […]

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Methods Matter: Improving Causal Inference in Educational and Social Science Research

Educational policy-makers around the world constantly make decisions about how to use scarce resources to improve the education of children. Unfortunately, their decisions are rarely informed by evidence on the consequences of these initiatives in other settings. Nor are decisions typically accompanied by well-formulated plans to evaluate their causal impacts. As a result, knowledge about […]

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Decolonizing Educational Research: From Ownership to Answerability (Series in Critical Narrative)

Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the book investigates the longstanding traditions of oppression, racism, and white supremacy that are systemically reseated and reinforced by learning and social […]

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