1st Edition

Information Technology in Educational Research and Statistics

ISBN 9780789009760
Published January 4, 2000 by CRC Press
241 Pages

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Book Description

This important book focuses on creating new ideas for using educational technologies such as the Internet, the World Wide Web, and various software packages to further research and statistics. You will explore on-going debates relating to the theory of research, research methodology, and successful practices. Information Technology in Educational Research and Statistics also covers the debate on what statistical procedures are appropriate for what kinds of research designs.

Table of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Creative Thinking in the Use of Information Technology in Educational Research and Statistics
  • Technology and Research
  • Constructivism: Has the Term Outlived Its Usefulness?
  • Computers and Qualitative Research
  • What Influences the Quality of Research: Findings from an Editorial Management Database
  • Maintaining Research Documents with Database Management Software
  • Using Technology to Promote Teacher Action Research
  • Developing and Researching Information and Communication Technology as a Research Tool
  • Software for Analyzing Qualitative Data
  • Assessing the Impact of Computer-Based Learning: A Research Course for Graduate Instructional Technology Programs
  • Technology and Statistics
  • A Technology-Based Teaching Model That Stimulates Statistics Learning
  • Computer-Assisted Approach for Teaching Statistical Concepts
  • The Comparative Effectiveness of Various Microcompter-Based Software Packages on Statistical Achievement
  • A Web Site as a Tool for Learning Statistics
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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