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Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research plus MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6th Edition

By John W. Creswell, Timothy C. Guetterman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 8, 2018

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A practical, step-by-step core research text that balances coverage of qualitative, quantitative and combined methods
Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies. Direct guidance on reading research is offered throughout the text, and features provide opportunities for practice.

Throughout the 6th Edition, examples are now drawn from a broad range of fields, including program evaluation, multicultural research, counseling, school psychology, and learning and cognition. In addition, enhanced coverage incorporates the latest technology-based strategies and online tools, and more information about single-subject research methods.

Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Education
MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Education helps learners understand the basic vocabulary of educational research, acquire hands-on experience, and get guided practice in understanding research articles and in conducting and reporting their own research.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: An Introduction to Educational Research 1
1. The Process of Conducting Research Using Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches 2

PART 2: The Steps in the Process of Research 57
2. Identifying a Research Problem 58
3. Reviewing the Literature 78
4. Specifying a Purpose and Research Questions or Hypotheses 108
5. Collecting Quantitative Data 138
6. Analyzing and Interpreting Quantitative Data 172
7. Collecting Qualitative Data 204
8. Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data 236
9. Reporting and Evaluating Research 266

PART 3: Research Designs 293
10. Experimental Designs 294
11. Correlational Designs 342
12. Survey Designs 384
13. Grounded Theory Designs 433
14. Ethnographic Designs 473
15. Narrative Research Designs 512
16. Mixed Methods Designs 544
17. Action Research Designs 586

APPENDIX A: Determine Size Using Sample Size Tables 612
APPENDIX B: Commonly Used Statistics in Educational Research 616
APPENDIX C: Nonnormal Distribution 617
APPENDIX D: Strategies for Defending a Research Proposal 618

Glossary 620
References 631
Author Index 640
Subject Index