Secondary Education Research : Conducting Research

Who What When Where Why of ResearchWriting Guides

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          Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.  or

 Dissertations, Academic--Authorship

Clark, Irene L. 2007. Writing the successful thesis and dissertation: entering the conversation. Upper   Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Harmon, Joseph E., and Alan G. Gross. 2010. The craft of scientific communication. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Murray, Rowena. 2011. How to write a thesis. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Wolcott, Harry F. 2001. Writing up qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.(Floor 3 T11 .W65 2001)


Tips for success for graduate credential or degree

National Educational Association: Code of Ethics

Research Design

  1. Start with Research Question or hypothesis
  2. Descriptive: Who What When Why
  3. Compare or Correlate
  4. Explain
  5. Types
    1. Action Research
    2. Case Studies
    3. Surveys
    4. Observations
    5. Experiments