Introduction to Educational Research. EDU 710 Steve Gibbs Touro University. Forget the word Proof. Replace it with evidence. Will the sun come up tomorrow? Will 1+1=2 the next time I add it up?. Basic vs Applied Research.
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Expectation theory – the Pygmalion effect - Limited expectations bring limited results, high expectations lead to exceptional results.Any classroom examples?
Deductive – Pygmalion has merit, let me try it on Johnny.
Inductive – Johnny gave me a problem and I gave him detention and he behaved. I will now give all misbehaving students detention.
Textbook Glossary online PDF
behavior is fluid
Research is the data collector
Reality is socially constructed
Problem solving strategies
Johnson, B, & Christensen, L. (2000). Educational Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches. Needham Heights, MA: Pearson Education Company.
Isaac, S., & Michael, W. (1987). Handbook in Research and Evaluation.San Diego, CA: EdITS Publishers.
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