Conducting Educational Research

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Jan 1, 1978 - Education - 479 pages
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This text focuses on analyzing and critically evaluating published research. The text includes a checklist, sample study, and research problems that are already worked out. This fifth edition features instructions and descriptions for running statistical tests using the personal computer and the software program SPSS. The text also includes expanded coverage of qualitative data collection methods. Smaller changes include more information on the ethical requirements for researchers and discussion of the use of meta-analysis and techniques for employing a wider range of research designs.

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Contents

The Role of Research
1
Competency Test Exercises
18
Recommended Sources
34
Competency Test Exercises
57
Recommended Sources
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Answers to Exercises
453
Index of Names and Titles
469

Identifying and Describing Procedures
160
Recommended Sources
192
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About the author (1978)

BRUCE W. TUCKMAN is Professor of Educational Research at Florida State University.

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