Understanding Education Research: A guide to critical reading
Call Number: LB1028.S4395 2018 EBOOK 1 User
Publication Date: 2018
The role of research -- Research literacy and the research critic -- Basic approaches in educational research -- Types of research articles -- Understanding titles and abstracts -- Understanding rationales and purposes -- Understanding questions and arguments -- Understanding references -- Understanding methods and procedures -- Understanding quantitative results and findings -- Understanding qualitative results and findings -- Understanding discussions and conclusions -- Advanced concepts and techniques -- The research path -- References -- Appendix A. Checklist for article evaluation -- Appendix B. Dissecting an article.
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.