Introduction to Research Methods in Education

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SAGE Publications, Apr 1, 2009 - Education - 380 pages
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Introduction to Research Methods in Education focuses on helping the reader develop a clear, logical, and conceptual understanding of the nature of empirical research in education, and of how those ideas lead to and underlie the principal research techniques. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches are covered, along with practical guidance on issues such as how to prepare a research proposal, write a literature review, and analyze different types of data.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Theory and Method in Education Research
14
3 The Context and Ethics of Education Research
36
4 Research Questions
56
5 From Research Questions to Data
73
6 Literature Searching and Reviewing
93
7 Qualitative Research Design
111
8 Collecting Qualitative Data
143
12 The Analysis of Quantitative Data
259
13 Mixed Methods Research
287
14 Evaluation
304
15 Research Writing
324
Drawing and Verifying Conclusions in Qualitative Analysis
346
Computer Software in Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
349
GLOSSARY
356
References
361

9 The Analysis of Qualitative Data
169
10 Quantitative Research Design
210
11 Collecting Quantitative Data
233

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Keith F. Punch is a social research expert and was Winthrop Professor in the Graduate School of Education, the University of Western Australia, and is now Professor Emeritus in the University of Western Australia.

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