Chapters for Book

 

Educatorsí Guide to Research

 

[Completed chapters]

 

 

Telling the difference between baloney and serious claims

 

Itís all about validity

 

Theory, variables, and measurement

 

The logic of theory and research

 

Internal and external validity

 

How to read and interpret graphs

 

Three levels of research

 

Table of Levels of Research and Examples

 

Experiments

 

Guidelines for evaluating research and research claims

 

Table of Guidelines for evaluating research and publications

 

Evaluating claims:article on multiple intelligence

 

Evaluating claims:article on synthetic phonics instruction

 

Vocabulary

 

Future chapters on (1) surveys, questionnaires, interviews, and direct observation; (2) measurement (scales, items); (3) data analysis