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Title Empirical methods for evaluating educational interventions / edited by Gary D. Phye, Daniel H. Robinson, Joel R. Levin
Published San Diego : Elsevier Academic Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 284 pages) : illustrations
Series Educational psychology series
Educational psychology.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- PART I: Framing Educational Research Inquiry to Meet Today's Realities -- CHAPTER 1: Randomized Classroom Trials on Trial -- CHAPTER 2: The No Child Left Behind Act, Scientific Research and Federal Educational Policy: A View from Washington, DC -- CHAPTER 3: Dissing Science: Selling Scientifically Based Educational Practices to a Nation that Distrusts Science -- CHAPTER 4: The Failure of Educational Research to Impact Educational Practice: Six Obstacles to Educational Reform -- PART II: Basic Issues When Addressing Human Behavior: An Experimental Research Perspective -- CHAPTER 5: Can We Measure the Quality of Causal Research in Education? -- CHAPTER 6: Measuring Learning Outcomes: Reliability and Validity Issues -- CHAPTER 7: The Micro and Macro in the Analysis and Conceptualization of Experimental Data -- PART III: Producing Credible Applied Educational Research -- CHAPTER 8: Beyond the Laboratory or Classroom: The Empirical Basis of Educational Policy1 -- CHAPTER 9: Academic Learning and Academic Achievement: Correspondence Issues -- CHAPTER 10: Experimental Research in Classrooms -- CHAPTER 11: Promoting Internal and External Validity: A Synergism of Laboratory-Like Experiments and Classroom-Based Self-Re -- Index -- Last Page
Summary Invaluable for all educators and teachers needing to write acceptable grant proposals or to obtain governmental funding for their programs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education -- Research -- United States -- Methodology.
Educational evaluation -- United States.
Educational productivity -- United States.
Educational psychology.
Education -- standards.
Form Electronic book
Author Levin, Joel R.
Phye, Gary D.
Robinson, Daniel H.
ISBN 0080455239 (electronic bk.)
9780080455235 (electronic bk.)