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Creswell, John W.; Guetterman, Timothy C. – Pearson, 2019
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research Design
Mills, Geoffrey E.; Gay, L. R. – Pearson, 2019
A comprehensive, accessible introduction to educational research "Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications" uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce students to the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Long known for their clear and at…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Competence, Research Skills, Ethics
Leedy, Paul D.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis – Pearson, 2019
An engaging, cross-disciplinary guide to research methodology "Practical Research: Planning and Design" is a do-it-yourself, how-to manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the book uses a conversational tone, step-by-step instructions, and practical suggestions to…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Planning, Research Reports, Research Design
Follari, Lissanna – Pearson, 2019
A broad exploration of the roles and practices of working with, and for, children and families "Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education" helps teachers connect early childhood education beliefs and philosophies to professional practice. It provides insights into common program models or approaches, including Reggio…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Best Practices, Foundations of Education
Feeney, Stephanie; Moravcik, Eva; Nolte, Sherry – Pearson, 2019
A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education "Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education" reflects a practical, constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child--physical,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Development, Educational Practices
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether attempting more unique assignments in MyLab IT, an online tutorial and assessment tool used in higher education to teach digital literacy concepts and Microsoft Office application skills, is related to higher exam scores. This Research Report presents findings from one research study: a correlational study Pearson…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Electronic Learning, College Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of Mastering Biology, an online tutorial system used in higher education general introductory courses, is related to students' exam results. This Research Report presents findings from one research study: a correlational study we conducted at a North American state-related, land-grant, doctoral university,…
Descriptors: College Science, Biology, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Undergraduate Study
Pearson, 2018
Connections Academy is a full-time, tuition-free, virtual public school program that served more than 70,000 K-12 students in 27 states in the 2017-2018 school year. Pearson sought to explore how Connections Academy schools perform compared to the alternatives. This Research Report presents findings from two research studies: one…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Online Courses, Public Schools, Repetition
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of Bug Club, an online and in-print reading scheme targeted at ages 4-11, is related to pupils' literacy learning, attitudes to reading and school, and reading activity. This Research Report presents findings from one research study: a multi-approach evaluation we conducted in collaboration with University…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Achievement, Achievement Gains, Vocabulary
Pearson, 2018
The overall design and framework of the GED Program is centered around providing measurements and tools documenting and promoting student achievement. More information about the test itself and the underlying documentation and validity framework may be found in the GED test Technical Manual on the GED Testing Service website. The philosophy…
Descriptors: High School Equivalency Programs, General Education, Credentials, Student Characteristics
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of Mastering Chemistry, an online tutorial system designed to help students with chemistry concepts, problem-solving skills and quantitative reasoning, is related to students' course scores and exam scores. This Research Report presents findings from two research studies: one correlational study conducted…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Chemistry, College Science
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of Mastering Physics, an online tutorial system used in higher education introductory physics courses, is related to students' results in exams and external standardized tests. This Research Report presents findings from two research studies we conducted with Penn State University, a school known for…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Introductory Courses, Science Tests
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of MyLab Foundational Skills, a mastery and competency-based online platform designed to assess and remediate a selection of skills to prepare students for college and careers, is related to students' course grades. This Research Report presents findings from two research studies: one comparative study…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Mastery Learning, Competency Based Education, Electronic Learning
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of MyLab Math for Developmental Math, a teaching and learning platform predominantly used in higher education by students who need remediation on foundational math skills, is related to students' course grades and likelihood of passing the course. This Research Report presents findings from two research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Remedial Instruction, College Students
Pearson, 2018
Pearson sought to explore whether the use of MyLab Statistics, a teaching, learning and assessment system used to teach statistics at the higher education level, is related to higher exam scores. This Research Report presents findings from one research study: a correlational study conducted at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Statistics, Mathematics Instruction
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