Fundamentals of Educational Research

Author: James H. McMillan
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133580725
Format: PDF
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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Fundamentals of Educational Research and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0134013492. Accessible, contemporary, and thoughtful, Fundamentals of Educational Research helps readers become intelligent consumers of educational research and introduces basic research principles to those who may eventually use research in their work. Principles for conducting research and criteria for evaluating its overall credibility are presented in a concise manner, with numerous excerpts from published studies to enable readers to learn to read, understand, and evaluate research and to judge the usefulness of the findings for educational practice. The text facilitates learning with the inclusion of chapter objectives, roadmaps and concept maps, study questions, consumer tips, more than 175 examples from published articles, several full length articles, and author reflections. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Fundamentals of Educational Research

Author: Garry Anderson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135708215
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fundamentals of Educational Research succeeds in cutting through the complexities of research to give the novice reader a sound basis to define, develop, and conduct study, while providing insights for even the accomplished reader. This best-selling book is of value to all social researchers, but in particular to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers employed in private industry, management and government agencies. Anderson discusses the research process and offers a wealth of information on how to define a research problem, plan a study, develop a research framework, collect the data, analyse it and write it into a credible paper or thesis. He has captured the essential components of the research process in a book that balances the quantitative and qualitative perspectives through both the academic and consulting research traditions.

Understanding Education Research

Author: Gary Shank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317249895
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Understanding Education Research" is designed to help students learn to read educational research articles carefully, systematically, and critically. Students learn to categorize titles, decode abstracts, find research questions, characterize research arguments, break down methods and procedures, explore references, apply analysis strategies, and interpret findings. The book allows them to easily develop the skills they need to be research literate. It offers simple guidelines for qualitative, quantitative, and statistical approaches that help students master the basics behind these often complex and confusing methodologies. The book is accessible for future researchers or for students who simply need to understand research clearly. It is written in a clear and engaging style, with ample concrete examples of each stage, offering exercises for student practice.

Educational Research

Author: John W. Creswell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134546568
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Educational Research

Author: James H. McMillan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780132748070
Format: PDF
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This book educates students to become intelligent consumers of educational research and introduces basic research principles to those who may eventually use research in their work. Principles for conducting research and criteria for evaluating its overall credibility are presented in a concise manner, with numerous excerpts from published studies, to enable students to learn to read, understand, and evaluate research, and judge the usefulness of the findings for educational practice. There is extensive use of aides to facilitate student learning, including chapter objectives, roadmaps and concept maps, study questions, consumer tips, over 150 examples from published articles (also includes full length articles), and author reflections. The Sixth Edition includes a more extensive presentation of experimental and quasi-experimental design, consistent with the current emphasis on conducting "scientific research," qualitative data analysis, effect size, and two new chapters devoted to mixed-method studies and action research.

Fundamentals of Educational Research

Author: Jeffrey Glanz
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781929024902
Format: PDF, ePub
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Here's just what you need to understand and apply basic research principles—so that you can more successfully complete a research task or paper and, more importantly, become an intelligent consumer of research. Written in workbook format to facilitate easy reading and use, this book is filled with charts, blocked text, and practice exercises to ensure easier reading.

Foundations of American Education

Author: L. Dean Webb
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134027752
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This classic text provides a clear picture of why the fundamentals of American education are important to today’s teachers—and how the evolution of education affects today’s teaching and learning. It focuses on helping students become highly qualified teachers by connecting theory and practice, examining the philosophical and historical roots of education as well as its current structures, and exploring the real-life challenges facing teachers and the future of education and the teaching profession. Comprehensive, up to date, and balanced, Foundations of American Education shows students how to read, think about, and respond to current educational issues; asks them to reflect on how the past influences education today; and helps to prepare them to become professional educators. The new edition provides a fresh look at such topics as government involvement in education, the national standards, student achievement data, charter schools, and the minority to majority demographic shift in the student population. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.

Methods for Effective Teaching

Author: Paul R. Burden
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 013398950X
Format: PDF
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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Methods for Effective Teaching and Comprehensive, research-based, and straightforward, Methods for Effective Teaching provides K-12 teachers the help they need in every aspect of their day-to-day responsibilities, from planning and choosing the right instructional strategies to delivering lessons, managing the classroom, disciplining students, assessing progress, and collaborating with colleagues and parents. All of the content presented in this straightforward guide is aligned to professional standards, including the InTASC standards, and this new, up-to-date edition covers such contemporary issues as Common Core curriculum, 21st century skills, response to intervention (RTI), data-driven decision making, classroom contextual factors, bullying, problem-based strategies, and achievement tests. Strong coverage of both teacher-centered and student-centered strategies is provided and the authors address ways to differentiate instruction, promote student thinking, and actively engage students in learning. Included are approaches for teaching English language learners, an emphasis on culturally responsive teaching, and a variety of pedagogical features to accommodate different learning styles. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. 0134531914 / 9780134531915 Methods for Effective Teaching with Enhanced Pearson eText, Loose-Leaf Version with Video Analysis Tool -- Access Card Package 7/e Package consists of: 0133944883 / 9780133944884 Methods for Effective Teaching: Meeting the Needs of All Students, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 7/e 0133986691 / 9780133986693 Methods for Effective Teaching: Meeting the Needs of All Students, Loose-Leaf Version 7/e 013457866X / 9780134578668 Video Analysis Tool for K-12 General Methods in MediaShare -- ValuePack Access Card 1/e

Comprehensive Multicultural Education

Author: Christine I. Bennett
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134679020
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive look at multicultural education that balances theory with practical teaching strategies. Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice uniquely blends diversity theory, history, and social science with sample lessons, cases, and real-world vignettes so that pre- and in-service teachers understand the what, why, and how of multicultural education. A comprehensive conceptual framework of multicultural teaching and a teacher-tested curriculum development model give readers a strong foundation for integrating multicultural perspectives in their own curricula. Incorporating current research and new sections on race and social justice, the 9th Edition includes three new chapters on gender, poverty, and special education so that today's teachers are better equipped to become informed, caring advocates for all students. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with embedded videos and self-check quizzes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText, search for: 0134745272 / 9780134745275 Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e Package consists of: 0134679024 / 9780134679020 Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice 0134682270 / 9780134682273 Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Author: Spencer J. Salend
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780131384255
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Creating an inclusive classroom means understanding federal legislation as well as national and state standards, but the practical and streamlined seventh edition of Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Effective and Reflective Practices recognizes that it means more than that. This text goes beyond the typical inclusion text, translating theory and research into practices you can use in your inclusive classroom by illustrating the principles of effective inclusion through classroom scenarios, online footage, and successful strategies. The text has the most current vision of today's inclusive classroom, which truly helps you create a successful educational experience for all students. New to This Edition: *NEW UDL and You features throughout the text guide you in understanding and implementing the principles of universal design to help all learners access the general education curriculum and succeed in inclusive classrooms.