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




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




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