Quantitative Research in Education

Quantitative Research in Education

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Quantitative Research in Education: A Primer is a brief and practical guide to conducting research in Education. It provides a reference point for beginning educational researchers to grasp the most pertinent elements of designing and conducting research. Starting with the nature of research and science, it then turns to the meaning of concepts, variables, and research in education to cover the entire research process. The goal of this text is to dispel notions that quantitative research is too difficult, too statistical, and too theoretical, and generate interest and understanding in using this type of research creatively and effectively. Features: Demonstrates all concepts in the text with concrete examples specific to Education Examines the conceptual foundations of statistics in order to better understand quantitative research Charts allow students to select appropriate statistical techniques for given scenarios A brief set of exercises at the conclusion of each chapter allow for immediate practice of key concepts Provides particular strategies and techniques to help students understand the process of creating their own hypothesesThe goal of this text is to dispel notions that quantitative research is too difficult, too statistical, and too theoretical, and generate interest and understanding in using this type of research creatively and effectively.


Title:Quantitative Research in Education
Author:Wayne K. Hoy
Publisher:SAGE - 2009-08-04
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