Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology

Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology

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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.Some of that is reflected in the Publication Manual, but you can go to the APAa#39;s Web site ( for an update on changes that ... Design, including a. ... Your own evaluation (including strengths and weaknesses and ideas for your own research, such as promising methodological ... with additional specific questions relevant to each approach to research (e.g., experimental, quasi- experimental, etcanbsp;...

Title:Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology
Author:Donna M. Mertens
Publisher:SAGE - 2009-08-06


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