Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

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a€œThe emphasis on minority populations has caught my attention and sustained my loyalty. Donna is so sensitive in exploring those issues, a first in a text for that class and a welcome addition.a€ a€”Nick Eastmond, Utah State University Focused on discussing what is considered to be a€œgooda€ research, this text explains quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods in detail, incorporating the viewpoints of various research paradigms into the descriptions of these methods. Approximately 60% of the content in this Third Edition is new, with lots of fresh examples. Key Features Postpositivist, constructivist, transformative, and pragmatic paradigms discussed Conducting research in culturally complex communities emphasized throughout A step-by-step overview of the entire research process provided New to this Edition New coverage on how to write a literature review and plan a dissertation New pedagogy including a€œExtending Your Thinkinga€ throughout This is a core or supplemental text for research courses in departments of education, psychology, sociology, social work and other human-services disciplines.Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods Donna M. Mertens ... The purpose of the Youma#39;s (2007) study was to contribute to understanding the process involved in integrating arts-based curriculum in the first grade. ... during planning meetings and classroom teaching, interviews with individual teachers, document reviews that centered on their lesson plans, and artifacts suchanbsp;...


Title:Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity With Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods
Author:Donna M. Mertens
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2009-07-15
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