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This edition covers the whole range of methods currently employed by educational research at all stages. It includes new material on complexity theory, ethics, sampling, and sensitive educational research. Content: Part 1. The context of educational research. 1. The nature of inquiry -- setting the field -- pt. 2. Planning educatinal research. 2. The ethics of educational and social research ; 3. Planning educational research ; 4. Sampling ; 5. Sensitive educational research ; 6. Validity and reliability -- pt. 3. Styles of educational research. 7. Naturalistic and ethnographic research ; 8. Historical and documentary research ; 9. Surveys, longitudinal, cross-sectional and trend studies ; 10. Internet-based research and computer usage ; 11. Case studies ; 12. Ex post facto research ; 13. Experiments, quasi-experiments, single-case research and meta-analysis ; 14. Action research -- pt. 4. Strategies ofr data collection and researching. 15. Questionnaires ; 16. Interviews ; 17. Accounts ; 18. Observation ; 19. Tests ; 20. Personal constructs ; 21. Role-playing -- pt. 5. Approaches to quantitative data analysis. 22. Approaches to qualitative data analysis ; 23. Content analysis and grounded theory ; 24. Quantitative data analysis ; 25. Multidimensional measurement and factor analysis ; 26. Choosing a statistical test. Abstract: Covers various methods employed by educational research. This book includes material on complexity theory, ethics, sampling and sensitive educational research, experimental research, questionnaire design and administration with guidance, and, qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Read more...
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Louis Cohen (January 1, 1904 – January 28, 1939) was a New York mobster who murdered labor racketeer "Kid Dropper" Nathan Kaplan and was an associate of labor racketeer Louis "Lepke" Buchalter.
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