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links to the theory and practical tools for conducting educational research


  • Adventist Resource
    A brief annotated introduction to the field of Adventist studies for higher degree students Tertiary-Lifelong
    This brief introductory booklet suggests some dimensions of how Australian higher degree students could continue scholarship in the growing field of research on religion, and in particular, Adventist studies. "It is intended to be read as a 'research...

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    AU Education Psychology: Applied Statistics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Jerome Thayer's course outlines and resources for Andrews University education psychology courses: Applied Statistics in Education and Psychology I; Applied Statistics in Education and Psychology II.

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    Constructing Higher Education STEM Theory From a Faith-based Case Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this paper, Burton discusses qualitative research methods that allow the development of rigorous development of theory from exemplary programs. These types of studies have potential to shape education within and outside of Adventism, as evidenced by funding...

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    Data and Interpretation: Knowing the Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    Elaine Kennedy explains that knowledge and information can be divided into two concepts: data and interpretation. Through the use of three statements she shows the differences between the observable, knowable, and that which is open to experimentation, and...

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    Deconstructing Myths in Qualitative Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    What emerging trends will affect the future of qualitative research? This article discusses several, as well as their implications, problems, and opportunities.

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    Eyes That See and Ears That Hear - A Case for Qualitative Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    Vital to qualitative research are the researcher’s physical senses and mental perception skills. Find out more in this article, which "examines the importance and challenge of seeing, hearing, and portraying the world accurately through qualitative...

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    Fostering Quality in Qualitative Research - A List of Practical Strategies Tertiary-Lifelong
    Recognizing that resistance to qualitative research study is often due to lack of knowledge, this article proposes a list of criteria to evaluate the quality of qualitative research papers, drawn from leading qualitative research texts.

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    How Should Christians Treat Animals in Research? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In doing scientific research, we must not forget the domain of our stewardship, so as to move away from procedures that cause pain and suffering in animals. We can and must aspire to a higher level of responsibility to God and the rest of His creation."

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    INFO Editorial: Qualitative Research Kindergarten-Tertiary
    It is generally agreed that the hallmark of a quality educational institution is its record of research. The principles of the "scientific method" when applied to academic questions produce two basic research paradigms – quantitative and qualitative....

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    INFO Editorial: Qualitative Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    As with many good things, the increase of qualitative research around the world brings both excitement and challenge. In his editorial, Safary Wa-Mbaleka previews the articles in this issue: The...

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    Professional Development From Your Easy Chair Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Struggling with educational jargon or understanding the design and implementation of research studies? Nicceta Davis and Patti Herring examine the structure and language of research reports, and provide simple definitions for research terms. This article will...

  • Protecting Human Research Participants Tertiary
    Provided free online by the National Institutes of Health Online Training Tutorial, this two-hour tutorial covers the basic ethical principles of respect for persons, beneficence, and justice that guide all research involving human subjects. Upon completion...

  • Research 101 Grade 12-Tertiary
    Research 101 is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. The tutorial covers the basics, including how to select a topic and develop research questions, as well as how to select, search for, find, and evaluate...

  • Social Research Methods Tertiary-Lifelong
    The web center for social research methods includes an extensive knowledge base, including defining research questions, sampling, measurement, research design and data analysis. An online statistical advisor leads you to an appropriate statistical test for...

  • Survey Monkey Grade 1-Lifelong
    "With over 10 years of experience in survey methodology and web technology, Survey Monkey's tools are powerful enough for professional researchers, yet easy enough for a survey novice. Survey Monkey's mission is to help you make better decisions and make...

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    That God May Know My Integrity Tertiary-Lifelong
    “This article, through a cursory review of the literature, considers historical developments in the ongoing debate between the quantitative and qualitative worlds of research as they pertain to ethics and integrity in research.”

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    The Critical Role of Research in Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Undergraduate college and university students can benefit from hands on action research in their areas of study. This article shares how academic departments and faculty members can create an environment that supports and provides opportunities for undergraduate...

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    The Ethical Issue of Response Bias in Survey Data Collection and Its Solution Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper discusses response bias caused by unethical behavior of respondents in survey data collection, a fact that is usually not well emphasized in the existing literature. The unethical behavior of respondents can be handled by computing the Respondent...

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    The Shifting Future of Qualitative Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    What emerging trends will affect the future of qualitative research? This article discusses several, as well as their implications, problems, and opportunities.

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    The Use of Human Subjects in Research at Adventist Colleges and Universities - Suggested Guidelines Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rumble gives suggestions to Adventist Colleges and Universities for their human subject research. She reviews the important areas outlined through research and laws and gives suggestions for how Adventist institutions can assure the best situation for all...

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    Theoretical Contributions of Graduate Research - An Investigative Study in the Philippines Tertiary
    "The purpose of this study was to determine the level of theoretical contribution present in the dissertations and theses of the education and business departments of a private institution of higher education in the Philippines."

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    Using Process Variation Analysis to Monitor Teachers Performance Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the possibility of using process variation analysis or statistical process control to monitor teacher performance and employing the findings to craft administrative responses that meet the needs of the teachers and students in each school....