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A step-by-step guide to conducting a research project or thesis in Education

Designed to be used during the research process, Conducting Educational Research walks readers through each step of a research project or thesis, including developing a research question, performing a literature search, developing a research plan, collecting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and sharing the conclusions with others. Throughout the book, Daniel J. Boudah covers all types of research (including experimental, descriptive, qualitative, group designs, and single subject designs) and helps readers link research questions to designs, designs to data sources, and data sources to appropriate analyses.

Writing Research Reports
Writing research reports

If you followed all of the steps outlined in this text, you have completed a quality research project and should now share your results. This is your opportunity to let others know what you investigated, what you found, and why it is relevant to education. There are several ways to do this, including making presentations, doing poster sessions, and writing articles for journals. This chapter focuses on preparing a final report of your research not only to meet the requirements of a college or university but also to ...

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