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55 terms
Educational Research
Standard Deviation
Variance
What is the difference between Qualita…
Generalization
gives you a picture of how a student relates to the main scor…
the step to get to the standard deviation...it is the square…
Qualitative-observational, looking at whole picture, no null…
How does research apply to larger population
Standard Deviation
gives you a picture of how a student relates to the main scor…
Variance
the step to get to the standard deviation...it is the square…
26 terms
Educational Research
Abstract/Introduction
Statement of the Problem
Review of Literature.
The Research Question
Frames the study's importance and significance.
Identifies problem(s) be addressed, and who or what may be th…
A narrative summary of existing preferably reliable peer-revi…
Highlights the question, and how the project will attempt to…
Abstract/Introduction
Frames the study's importance and significance.
Statement of the Problem
Identifies problem(s) be addressed, and who or what may be th…
27 terms
Research in Education
Normal Curve
Means and Standard Deviation
T-test
Correlation
68% within one standard deviation (SD); 95% within two SDs; 9…
mean = add and divide by amount of scores (avg); works well i…
find the relationship between the means of two groups; if p v…
measures relationship between two or more variables; has stre…
Normal Curve
68% within one standard deviation (SD); 95% within two SDs; 9…
Means and Standard Deviation
mean = add and divide by amount of scores (avg); works well i…
99 terms
Educational Research Ch. 4-6
Research Problem
Research Statement
Phenomenological
Conceptual Framework
A statement describing the purpose of research-often expresse…
The purpose of research stated in the form of an answerable q…
...
A model that connects the important elements of the problem b…
Research Problem
A statement describing the purpose of research-often expresse…
Research Statement
The purpose of research stated in the form of an answerable q…
41 terms
Educational Research Chapter 1: Introduction to Educational Research
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Scientific Method
Problems With the Scientific Method
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
An orderly process that includes recognition and definition o…
It cannot answer all problems, it cannot capture the richness…
Inductive Reasoning
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Deductive Reasoning
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
38 terms
Educational Research Terms
Single Subject Design
T-Test
Null Hypothesis
Alternative Hypothesis
Designs that can be applied when sample size is 1 (one) or wh…
Use when wanting to test a group, apply an intervention, then…
No difference between what you are researching and new eviden…
A statement of relationship of what the research is designed…
Single Subject Design
Designs that can be applied when sample size is 1 (one) or wh…
T-Test
Use when wanting to test a group, apply an intervention, then…
Educational Research Chapter 1
Tradition
Common Sense
Scientific method
Educational research
Source of answers to questions; based on past behaviors.
The use of human reasoning as a basis for decisions.
Systematic, step-by-step method for investigating questions a…
Application of the scientific method to educational topics, p…
Tradition
Source of answers to questions; based on past behaviors.
Common Sense
The use of human reasoning as a basis for decisions.
10 terms
Educational research
tentative
constraint
corroborate
deliberative
preliminär
begränsning
bekräfta
reflekterande
tentative
preliminär
constraint
begränsning
Education & Research
Nutrition Education
Initial/Brief Nutrition Education
Comprehensive Nutrition Education
Nutrition Counseling
The process of instruction or training of a patient/client. M…
Build or reinforce basic or essential nutrition-related knowl…
Instruction or training leading to in-depth nutrition-related…
Supportive process to set priorities, establish goals, and cr…
Nutrition Education
The process of instruction or training of a patient/client. M…
Initial/Brief Nutrition Education
Build or reinforce basic or essential nutrition-related knowl…
1 Introduction to Educational Research
* Quantitative research
Quantitative and Qualitative
*Qualitative research
Inductive reasoning
is the collection and analysis of numerical data to describe,…
is the collection, analysis, and interpretation of comprehens…
involves developing generalization based on observation of a…
* Quantitative research
is the collection and analysis of numerical data to describe,…
Quantitative and Qualitative
21 terms
Educational Research
reasoning
Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
The Scientific Method
refers to the process of using logical thought to research a…
involves developing generalizations based observation of a li…
involves essentially the reverse process- arriving at specifi…
1. Recognition and defining a problem... 2. Formulation of a hyp…
reasoning
refers to the process of using logical thought to research a…
Inductive reasoning
involves developing generalizations based observation of a li…
14 terms
Educational research
Descriptive studies
Correlational studies
Experimental studies
Single study experimental designs
Purpose is to describe events in a particular or several clas…
A number that indicates the strength and direction of a relat…
Allows the researchers to go beyond correlational studies and…
Goal is to determine the efforts in a strategy
Descriptive studies
Purpose is to describe events in a particular or several clas…
Correlational studies
A number that indicates the strength and direction of a relat…
41 terms
Educational Research Chapter 1: Introduction to Educational Research
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Scientific Method
Problems With the Scientific Method
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
An orderly process that includes recognition and definition o…
It cannot answer all problems, it cannot capture the richness…
Inductive Reasoning
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Deductive Reasoning
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
63 terms
Foundations of Educational Research
objectivist epistemology
CH1
seven terms
conceptual framework
sustains the belief that meaning exists independent of the co…
What are the research components and why are they important?…
terms we address in this book (conceptual framework, epistemo…
Is an overall worldview/life view. It is an individual perspe…
objectivist epistemology
sustains the belief that meaning exists independent of the co…
CH1
What are the research components and why are they important?…
83 terms
Research in Education
Longitudinal or Panel/Cohort design
NCLB
Basic research
Applied research
Same participants, panel, or potentially different participan…
requires every state to specify stan-dards of achievement in…
seeks to go beyond the surface manifestations of a problem an…
to develop and test interventions that can be used directly t…
Longitudinal or Panel/Cohort design
Same participants, panel, or potentially different participan…
NCLB
requires every state to specify stan-dards of achievement in…
77 terms
Educational Research Ch.1-3
Critical Thinking
Discrepant Findings
Confirmation Bias
Reflective Practice
Careful, astute reasoning that includes conceptualization, sy…
Research outcomes that are inconsistent (or in opposition) ac…
Valuing support for a claim at the expense of disproof
Educators thinking critically, collecting data to test ideas,…
Critical Thinking
Careful, astute reasoning that includes conceptualization, sy…
Discrepant Findings
Research outcomes that are inconsistent (or in opposition) ac…
133 terms
Educational Research Ch. 7-13
Experimenter expectancy
Blinding
Control Group
Hawthorne effect... aka: guinea pig effec…
Bias that influences researchers in ways that lead them to cr…
a control procedure that reduces bias by ensuring that data c…
A group not receiving a treatment and functioning as a compar…
Bias stemming from a treatment's unintended effects related t…
Experimenter expectancy
Bias that influences researchers in ways that lead them to cr…
Blinding
a control procedure that reduces bias by ensuring that data c…
15 terms
Educational Researchers
Michael Fullan
Richard Dufour
Douglas Reeves
Mike Schmoker
Teachers in successful schools with professional learning com…
Believes in PLC (professional learning communities)... 1) ensur…
- "The Three Pillars" ... 1) Standards (must have endurance, lev…
RESULTS are the key to continuous school improvement. Meaning…
Michael Fullan
Teachers in successful schools with professional learning com…
Richard Dufour
Believes in PLC (professional learning communities)... 1) ensur…
36 terms
Educational Research- Introduction
Research
Research must be
Research objectives
Applied Research
a systematic, objective process of gathering, recording, and…
-objective or unbiased and factual... -empirical based on observ…
to solve problems... to extend knowledge
narrow and purpose is to solve immedicate problems, not groun…
Research
a systematic, objective process of gathering, recording, and…
Research must be
-objective or unbiased and factual... -empirical based on observ…
Educational Research Experimental Research
Experimental Research
What differentiates experimental resea…
Other Terms for Independent Variable
Independent Variable
Research in which a researcher manipulates at least one indep…
The manipulation of an independent variable
Treatment, Casual, or Experimental Variable
The variable being manipulated
Experimental Research
Research in which a researcher manipulates at least one indep…
What differentiates experimental resea…
The manipulation of an independent variable
37 terms
Educational Research: Chapter 1
Research Literature
Abstract
Basic research
Applied research
Set of published research studies on a particular topic
Brief summary of what is included in the article
Focuses on generating fundamental knowledge
Focuses on real-world questions and applications
Research Literature
Set of published research studies on a particular topic
Abstract
Brief summary of what is included in the article
32 terms
Educational Research Chapter 6
cognitive measures
non-cognitive measures
commercially prepared measures
locally prepared measures
focus on what a person knows or is able to do mentally
focus on affective traits or characteristics (e.g, personalit…
developed for widespread use with a focus on technical merit
developed by a researcher for specific situations with some,…
cognitive measures
focus on what a person knows or is able to do mentally
non-cognitive measures
focus on affective traits or characteristics (e.g, personalit…
34 terms
Educational Research: Chapter 4
Participant
Population
Sample
Probability
Person from whom data are collected... - Can be thought of as so…
entire group or aggregate of people having one or more common…
the collective group of participants from whom data are colle…
- Statistically driven sampling techniques where the probabil…
Participant
Person from whom data are collected... - Can be thought of as so…
Population
entire group or aggregate of people having one or more common…
31 terms
Educational Research Chapter 7: Survey Research
Sample Survey
Census Survey
Cross-sectional Survey
Longitudinal Survey
A survey that attempts to infer information about a populatio…
A survey in which researchers attempt to acquire information…
A survey administered at a single point in time. A snapshot
A survey administered more than once with significant periods…
Sample Survey
A survey that attempts to infer information about a populatio…
Census Survey
A survey in which researchers attempt to acquire information…
41 terms
Educational Research Chapter 1: Introduction to Educational Research
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Scientific Method
Problems With the Scientific Method
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
An orderly process that includes recognition and definition o…
It cannot answer all problems, it cannot capture the richness…
Inductive Reasoning
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Deductive Reasoning
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
15 terms
Educational Researchers
Michael Fullan
Richard Dufour
Douglas Reeves
Mike Schmoker
Teachers in successful schools with professional learning com…
Believes in PLC (professional learning communities)... 1) ensur…
- "The Three Pillars" ... 1) Standards (must have endurance, lev…
RESULTS are the key to continuous school improvement. Meaning…
Michael Fullan
Teachers in successful schools with professional learning com…
Richard Dufour
Believes in PLC (professional learning communities)... 1) ensur…
11 terms
Educational Research Chapter 7
Research Design
Purpose of nonexperimental designs
Descriptive Studies
Comparative Studies
the plan and structure of research to provide a credible answ…
Describe current existing characteristics such as achievement…
Studies that describe a phenomena. Criteria for evaluating de…
These studies investigate the relationship of one variable to…
Research Design
the plan and structure of research to provide a credible answ…
Purpose of nonexperimental designs
Describe current existing characteristics such as achievement…
11 terms
Chapter 2-The Basics of Educational Research
Research Problem
Research problems can be identified fr…
Research Questions
Empirical
Anything that is unsettling, unsatisfactory, a difficulty, co…
1. Research literature 2. problems in practice or work relate…
The questions should dictate the research type (ex: experimen…
Observable.
Research Problem
Anything that is unsettling, unsatisfactory, a difficulty, co…
Research problems can be identified fr…
1. Research literature 2. problems in practice or work relate…
940 terms
Educational Research Chapter FINAL
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Scientific Method
Problems With the Scientific Method
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
An orderly process that includes recognition and definition o…
It cannot answer all problems, it cannot capture the richness…
Inductive Reasoning
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Deductive Reasoning
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
51 terms
Educational Research Chapter 8: Correlational Research
Correlational Research
Minimum Sample Size
Do correlational studies have to focus…
Can correlational studies indicate cas…
Involves collecting data to determine whether, and to what de…
30 participants (usually); 30 in each subgroup if analyzing m…
No, correlational studies typically investigate a number of v…
No, they can lead to casual-comparative studies or experiment…
Correlational Research
Involves collecting data to determine whether, and to what de…
Minimum Sample Size
30 participants (usually); 30 in each subgroup if analyzing m…
41 terms
Educational Research Chapter 1: Introduction to Educational Research
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Scientific Method
Problems With the Scientific Method
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
An orderly process that includes recognition and definition o…
It cannot answer all problems, it cannot capture the richness…
Inductive Reasoning
Developing generalizations based on observation of a limited…
Deductive Reasoning
Arriving at specific conclusions based on general principles,…
Chapter 1 - Educational Research
Approaches to Educational Research
Quantitative approach assumptions
1 key features of quantitative approach
Quantitative approach
2 approaches: Quantitative and Qualitative
- Assumes the world is relatively stable, uniform and coherent
-Hypothesis predicts the results before the study begins
is the Collection and analysis of numerical data to explain,…
Approaches to Educational Research
2 approaches: Quantitative and Qualitative
Quantitative approach assumptions
- Assumes the world is relatively stable, uniform and coherent
Research In Education
emerging practice
research-based practice
promising practices
evidence-based practice
anecdotal evidence of effectiveness exists; research has not…
multiple research studies conducted with mixed results
despite showing positive effects of learner outcomes, there a…
multiple, high-quality research studies have shown positive e…
emerging practice
anecdotal evidence of effectiveness exists; research has not…
research-based practice
multiple research studies conducted with mixed results
29 terms
Educational Research Ch. 10
Qualitative epistemology
quantitative epistemology
Characteristics of Qualitative research
Ethnography
- researchers believe there are multiple realities represente…
- researchers believe a single, objective reality exists... - re…
- Behavior is studied as it occurs naturally... - Beliefs relate…
an in-depth description and interpretation of cultural patter…
Qualitative epistemology
- researchers believe there are multiple realities represente…
quantitative epistemology
- researchers believe a single, objective reality exists... - re…
23 terms
Research in Education
Pedagogy
Principles
Theories
Treatment
the study of teaching and learning with application to the in…
relationships among factors
set of related principles
a special program that is the subject of the experiment
Pedagogy
the study of teaching and learning with application to the in…
Principles
relationships among factors
13 terms
Educational Research 2
Selecting a Research Problem
Statement of the Problem
Operational Definitions
Variables
Interesting... Significant... Researchable... Feasible
Question form or statement form... Provides adequate focus and…
The procedure by which a variable is measured, e.g., scores o…
Dependent... Independent... Organismic... Moderator... Interveneing…
Selecting a Research Problem
Interesting... Significant... Researchable... Feasible
Statement of the Problem
Question form or statement form... Provides adequate focus and…
20 terms
Educational Research Ch 2
Case study research
Causal-comparative research
Cause-and-effect relationship
Complementary strengths
a form of qualitative research that is focused on providing a…
a form of nonexperimental research in which the primary indep…
relationship in which one variable affects another variable
the whole is greater than the sum of its parts
Case study research
a form of qualitative research that is focused on providing a…
Causal-comparative research
a form of nonexperimental research in which the primary indep…
21 terms
Education and Research
cognitive vs affective goals
research steps
reliablity
precision
cognitive is knowledge and affective is feelings
review literature... select methods... organize methods and materia…
consistency of results... Can uou reproduce it if you retest
quantitative measure of reliability... amount of natural variati…
cognitive vs affective goals
cognitive is knowledge and affective is feelings
research steps
review literature... select methods... organize methods and materia…
Research In Education
applied research
basic research
What makes research "research?
Quantitative
directly addresses problems of practice
studies more fundamental processes and structures
validity, generalizability, empirical data
think numbers, samples, population, statistics, a claim to ob…
applied research
directly addresses problems of practice
basic research
studies more fundamental processes and structures
111 terms
Introduction to Educational Research Final
Statistics
Statistics
Parameters
Frequencies
a set of procedures for describing, synthesizing, analyzing,…
If the indices are calculated for a sample, they are referred…
If indices are calculated for the entire population, they are…
refers to the number of times something occurs; often used to…
Statistics
a set of procedures for describing, synthesizing, analyzing,…
Statistics
If the indices are calculated for a sample, they are referred…
42 terms
Education and Research
Knowledge deficit or no previous expos…
What is the use of empirically demonst…
What is the most highly tested Behavio…
What are 10 strategies for behavior ch…
Education... Counseling
Behavior modification
Transtheoretical Model/Stages
Cognitive Restructuring... Goal Setting... Motivational Interviewin…
Knowledge deficit or no previous expos…
Education... Counseling
What is the use of empirically demonst…
Behavior modification
30 terms
EDSE 590: Educational Research
quantitative Research
experimental (quantitative)
non Experimental (quantitative)
qualitative Research
...
at least one variable is manipulated
...
...
quantitative Research
...
experimental (quantitative)
at least one variable is manipulated
47 terms
Education and research
Components of the educational plan
Client education materials reading level
Transtheoretical model of change
Health belief model
Target audience ... Goals and objectives (SMART objectives) ... Nee…
6th-8th grade
Precontemplation... Contemplation ... Preparation... Action... Maintenanc…
Focuses on barriers/benefits of changing behaviors;... Perceived…
Components of the educational plan
Target audience ... Goals and objectives (SMART objectives) ... Nee…
Client education materials reading level
6th-8th grade
67 terms
Education and Research
most prevailing indicator for evaluati…
most effective way to evaluate teachin…
people remember more information from…
initial step in conducting research
change in food or health habits
create measurable outcomes
the beginning
define the research problem or question
most prevailing indicator for evaluati…
change in food or health habits
most effective way to evaluate teachin…
create measurable outcomes
36 terms
Education and Research
what is an educational objective
how should behavioral objectives be st…
at what point in an education program…
what is an educational goal
a specific outcome stated in measurable observable behavior (…
using measurable actions (ex: demo, prepare etc.); verbs such…
at the beginning of the program
a general long-range outcome to work toward (ex. successful c…
what is an educational objective
a specific outcome stated in measurable observable behavior (…
how should behavioral objectives be st…
using measurable actions (ex: demo, prepare etc.); verbs such…
22 terms
Education and Research
Trans-theoretical Model of Change
Health Belief Model
Social Cognitive Theory
Theory of Planned Behavior
Describes behavior change as a process ... 1. Precontemplation…
Focuses on barriers and benefits to change... 1. Perceived Susc…
Reciprocal interaction between personal, behavioral, and envi…
Intentions predict behavior... 1. Subjective Norms - people who…
Trans-theoretical Model of Change
Describes behavior change as a process ... 1. Precontemplation…
Health Belief Model
Focuses on barriers and benefits to change... 1. Perceived Susc…
34 terms
Research/Education
1.At what point in an education progra…
2.What is an educational goal?
3.What is an educational objective?
4.How should behavioral objectives be…
At the beginning of the program
A general long-range outcome to work toward (i.e., successful…
A specific outcome stated in measurable observable behavior (…
Using measurable actions (demonstrating, prepare); verbs such…
1.At what point in an education progra…
At the beginning of the program
2.What is an educational goal?
A general long-range outcome to work toward (i.e., successful…
75 terms
Intro to Educational Research Midterm
Why do we conduct scientific studies?
What is the purpose of science?
What are the differences between an in…
What makes for a good vs bad scientifi…
1. Draw Conclusions... 2. Determine what will happen in the fut…
Description, Prediction, Improvement, Explanation
IV- the variable being manipulated; it may or may not have an…
Falsifiable/refutable- must be able to disprove... Testable/meas…
Why do we conduct scientific studies?
1. Draw Conclusions... 2. Determine what will happen in the fut…
What is the purpose of science?
Description, Prediction, Improvement, Explanation
68 terms
Education and Research
nutrition education
nutrition education
initial/brief NE
comprehensive NE
process of instruction or training of a patient/client; may i…
involves transfer of knowledge and is tailored to specific kn…
build or reinforce basic or essential nutrition-related knowl…
instruction or training leading to in-depth nutrition-related…
nutrition education
process of instruction or training of a patient/client; may i…
nutrition education
involves transfer of knowledge and is tailored to specific kn…
16 terms
Researching education
Meighan
Beynon & Atkinson
Lupton
Beron & Farkas
Head teachers etc vieresearch negatively so less likely to gr…
Head teachers often hide sensitive situations from the resear…
Studied parents of 4 schools using unstructured interviews ou…
Lab experiment of the impact of social class on a child's lan…
Meighan
Head teachers etc vieresearch negatively so less likely to gr…
Beynon & Atkinson
Head teachers often hide sensitive situations from the resear…
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