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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)

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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)

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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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By James H. McMillan – Understanding and Evaluating Educational Research: 4th (fourth) Edition

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Conducting Educational Design Research

Educational design research blends scientific investigation with systematic development and implementation of solutions to educational problems. Empirical investigation is conducted in real learning settings-not laboratories-to craft usable and effective solutions. At the same time, the research is carefully structured to produce theoretical understanding that can serve the work of others. To support graduate students as well […]

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An Introduction to Educational Research: Connecting Methods to Practice

Written specifically for education practitioners, An Introduction to Educational Research: Connecting Methods to Practice approaches research methods from a practice-first perspective that aligns research with professional experiences and identifies the tools and resources readers can use when conducting their own research. Throughout the book, authors Chad R. Lochmiller and Jessica N. Lester illuminate complex research […]

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Beyond Actions: Psychology of Action Research for Mindful Educational Improvement (Educational Psychology: Critical Pedagogical Perspectives)

Beyond Actions is a new breed of book on action research, going beyond procedural descriptions of action research and discusses psychological processes and epistemological challenges involved in planning and conducting action research. The book discusses in depth key concepts of action research and the ways in which these concepts actually contribute to the improvement of […]

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Conducting Educational Research: A Primer for Teachers and Administrators (Bold Visions in Educational Research: Pioneers)

Conducting Educational Research: A Primer for Teachers and Administrators is designed to provide the step-wise, content-specific information masters students must possess to design, conduct, and disseminate a qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods classroom or school research study. The text will help school professionals to see both the value of being life-long critical consumers of educational […]

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Understanding and Evaluating Educational Research (4th Edition)

For courses in Research Methods in Education. Understanding and Evaluating Research, third edition, is a supplemental textbook appropriate for all courses in educational research.  A reader, this text contains quantitative and qualitative educational research articles from a variety of professional journals.  With each article is a sample article analysis and exercises that help students become […]

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