Research Methods in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity with Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Donna M Mertens not only covers two standard paradigms (postpositivist and interpretive/constructivist) but also explores the new emancipatory paradigm that is inclusive of the perspectives of feminists, ethnic/racial minorities and persons with disabilities.
In each chapter, Donna M Mertens carefully explains a step of the research process through the literature review, research method and analysis to reporting the research. Each chapter opens with examples and lists of topics to consider; contains sample studies to illustrate key ideas; has sequence steps to guide one through the research process; and has a question and answer section to elicit further reflection on the material covered.
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To interpret women's behavior as shaped by social context , such as their marital relations or the community values 1 Case Study Some authors view the case study as one type of ethnographic ( interpretive ) research that involves ...
13 ) Although Warren speaks primarily within the context of conducting research in other countries , all contexts have their own cultural norms and expectations based on various biological and socially defined characteristics of the ...
Moss ( 1995 ) raises questions about the traditional psychometric approach to establishing reliability in the context of exploring what the interpretive paradigm of research could offer to educators and psychologists interested in the ...
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An Introduction to Research
Literature Review and Research Problems
Critical Analysis of Literature Reviews
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