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An education research primer : how to understand, evaluate, and use it

Patricia A Lauer ©2006

Available at GFC MSU Weaver Library  Stacks  (LB1028.L29 2006 )()

  • Title:
    An education research primer : how to understand, evaluate, and use it
  • Author: Patricia A Lauer
  • Subjects: Education -- Research; Education -- Research -- Evaluation; Éducation -- Recherche; Éducation -- Recherche -- Évaluation; Education -- Research; Education -- Research -- Evaluation; Evaluation; Forschung; Pädagogik
  • Description: The purpose educational research -- Scientific criteria in education research -- The types of education research -- Understanding experimental and descriptive research -- Understanding data collection in education research -- Issues in evaluating education research -- Evaluating experimental research studies -- Evaluating descriptive research studies -- Evaluating literature reviews -- Assessing the relevance of education research.
    "An Education Research Primer gives educators a basic understanding of educational research, its guiding criteria, and its relevance to school-based decision-making. In clear and concise language the book summarizes the various types of educational research, explaining their diverse purposes and methods." "Particular attention is given to the scientific criteria that support the research and why this is important to educators. The book then provides step-by-step information on how to evaluate, analyze, and assess the validity of research studies, whether it is experimental research, descriptive research, or research presented in a literature review."--Jacket.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass
  • Creation Date: ©2006
  • Format: xiv, 167 pages ; 28 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0787983233;ISBN9780787983239
  • OCLC Number: 62896451
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000023939703376$$I01TRAILS_MSU_GFC
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9910232944103366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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