Ary and Jacob's classic introduction to research and education provides an overview of the topics of research methods. This well respected author team strives to help students master the basic competencies needed for evaluating published research and conducting original research. The authors have also updated this popular book by further expanding their coverage of qualitative research. The book continues in the tradition of teaching students to become more competent consumers and producers of research.
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In addition to being a co-author of all eight editions of INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN EDUCATION, Donald Ary has co-authored two books in statistics, INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS: PURPOSES AND PROCEDURES (With L. C. Jacobs), and ANALYZING QUANTITATIVE BEHAVIORAL OBSERVATION DATA (with H. K. Suen), and one in educational psychology READINGS IN CLASSROOM LEARNING AND PERCEPTION (with R. J. Mueller and E. C. McCormick). He has written chapters for three books, published 35 journal articles, six of them in Behavioral Assessment. He has presented 30 papers at professional conferences, including 12 at the American Educational Research Association, and six at the Association for Behavioral Analysis. He has taught research design, statistics, measurement and educational psychology, first at Indiana University, then at Northern Illinois University. There he was director of the Educational Psychology and Special Education Research Office and served as interim chair of the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education. He served as consultant to various educational offices in Illinois and to the Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Office of Education. He served on the editorial board of Research in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Ary has a B.S. in education from Wilmington College of Ohio, an M.S. in education from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He was a graduate assistant at both Syracuse and Iowa. He was an elementary teacher for three years in Ohio and seven years with the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents' Schools in England.
Lucy Cheser Jacobs has a B.S. in chemistry from Catharine Spalding College in KY, M.S. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from Indiana University-Bloomington. She received a John H. Edwards fellowship during graduate study. Lucy Jacobs taught research methodology, statistics, measurement, and educational psychology courses at Indiana University. She served as Director of the Bureau of Evaluative Studies for several years where she conducted institutional research studies. Before beginning graduate studies, she taught high school chemistry for three years in KY. She has co-authored INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN EDUCATION (8 editions) and INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS (both with D. Ary) and DEVELOPING AND USING TESTS EFFECTIVELY (with C. Chase). She held membership in AERA and NCME and presented papers at their annual conferences.
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Book Description Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030766958