Quantitative Research in Education: A Primer,Second Edition is a brief and practical text designed to allay anxiety about quantitative research. Award-winning authors Wayne K. Hoy and Curt M. Adams first introduce readers to the nature of research and science, and then present the meaning of concepts and research problems as they dispel notions that quantitative research is too difficult, too theoretical, and not practical. Rich with concrete examples and illustrations, the Primer emphasizes conceptual understanding and the practical utility of quantitative methods while teaching strategies and techniques for developing original research hypotheses.
Research in Education: A Primer 2nd Edition by Wayne K. Hoy and Curt M. Adams is a brief and practical guide to conducting research in Education. It provides a reference point for beginning educational researchers to grasp the most pertinent elements of designing and conducting research. Starting with the nature of research and science, it then turns to the meaning of concepts, variables, and research in education to cover the entire research process. The goal of this book is to dispel notions that quantitative research is too difficult, too statistical, and too theoretical, and generate interest and understanding in using this type of research creatively and effectively.
Number of Pages: 157
Sub-Genre: Education, Research
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Wayne K. Hoy & Curt M. Adams
Street Date: August 19, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5156