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Research Methods

Lesson 9 Required Resources

Your course textbook can be accessed via the Redshelf link in the Getting Started module.

Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology. Integrating Diversity with Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods 

Mertens, D. M. (2019). Research and evaluation in education and psychology. Integrating diversity with quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods (5th ed.). Sage Publications.  

  • Read Chapter 13 for information on data analysis. Pay particular attention to pages 417-429 which explain how different approaches can be used to analyze numerical data. 

  • Review information from Chapters 4, 5, 6, and 8 on data collection to consider data collection approaches that align with various study purposes and research designs.