Educational research : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches / R. Burke Johnson, University of South Alabama, Larry Christensen, University of South Alabama.

Assuming no prior knowledge, the sixth edition of Educational Research offers a comprehensive, easily understood, introductory research methods textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. Readers will develop an understanding of the multiple research methods and strategies used in education an...

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Main Authors: Johnson, Burke (Author), Christensen, Larry B., 1941- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc., [2017].
Edition:Sixth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Introduction
  • 1. Introduction to Educational Research
  • 2. Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research
  • 3. Action Research for Lifelong Learning
  • Part II: Planning the Research Study
  • 4. How to Review the Literature and Develop Research Questions
  • 5. How to Write a Research Proposal
  • 6. Research Ethics
  • Part III: Foundations of Research
  • 7. Standardized Measurement and Assessment
  • 8. How to Construct a Questionnaire
  • 9. Methods of Data Collection
  • 10. Sampling in Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research
  • 11. Validity of Research Results in Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research
  • Part IV: Selecting a Research Method
  • Section A: Quantitative Research Methods: Five Major Approaches
  • 12. Experimental Research: Weak and Strong Designs
  • 13. Experimental research: Quasi and Single-Case Designs
  • 14. Nonexperimental Quantitative Research
  • Section B: Qualitative Research Methods: Five Major Approaches
  • 15. Narrative inquiry and case study research / D. Jean Clandinin and R. Burke Johnson
  • 16. Phenomenology, Ethnography, and Grounded Theory
  • Section C: Mixed Methods Research: Many approaches
  • 17. Mixed Research
  • Part V: Analyzing the Data
  • 18. Descriptive Statistics
  • 19. Inferential Statistics
  • 20. Data Analysis in Qualitative and Mixed Research
  • Part VI: Writing the Research Report
  • 21. How to Prepare a Research Report and Use APA Style Guidelines
  • Appendix: Citations for Journal Articles Noted in the Margins.