Comparison of Research Designs Template
The following seven tables are part of a template that will guide you through the comparison of research designs assignment. The tables include: • Descriptions of basic research designs. • Types of basic research designs. • Main characteristics. • Followed steps. • Appropriate usage. • Purpose statement and sample questions. • Associated research paradigms.
This template directs you to portions of the course text, Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research (Creswell, 2008). Each table includes chapter numbers …show more content…
The focus of action |
|Designs |Chapter 17. |research designs is often around solving and educational problem/concern. Often the teacher |
| | |is the researcher who systematically collects data to analyze and is aiming at improving the |
| | |educational experiences of his/her students. |
Types of Basic Research Designs
Develop a concise list of the names of the various types of each research design presented in the Creswell text. The appropriate sections of the text are listed to guide you. The first part of the chart has been completed for you as an example of how to proceed. You can leave it in the first cell and consider it to be part of your assignment.
|Research Design |Creswell Text |Types |
|Families |Reference | |
|Experimental Designs |Chapter 10, |1. Between Group Designs |
| |beginning on page |a. True Experiments |