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Week 8 - Descriptive, Longitudinal, and Causal Comparative Designs


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By mkoehler - Posted on 19 August 2009

Before class, read the following:

Gall, M.D., Gall, J.P., & Borg, W.R. (2007). Educational research: An introduction (8th edition)[Chapter 10 - Descriptive Designs, pp 298-330]. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Also, read and do the following:

  • Any of the other (optional) readings or activities suggested by me or others, as needed, to help you understand the topic.

Come to class ready to discuss:

  • The purposes, strengths and weaknesses of descriptive designs
  • How these issues apply to your research questions

 

Deadlines to keep in mind

  • DUE 10.21.09 - RESEARCH DESIGN REVIEW #1 - Chose an article, write one page that identifies and evaluates the research design, not methods. See syllabus for details.
  • DUE 11.02.09Develop your question of choice into a short, but complete proposal. Use the templates provided in Creswell to write a full (but brief) proposal, 7 pages in length. Graded on a 0-5 scale for quality and completeness on the items to be included in a proposal (see Creswell).
  • DUE 11.09.09 - RESEARCH DESIGN REVIEW #2 - Chose an article, write one page that identifies and evaluates the research design, not methods. See syllabus for details.
  • DUE 11.18.09 - RESEARCH DESIGN REVIEW #3 - Chose an article, write one page that identifies and evaluates the research design, not methods. See syllabus for details.