Welcome to the SAGE companion site for Essentials of Research Methods for EducatorsFirst Edition!

Essentials of Research Methods for Educators provides future teachers, specialists, administrators, and educational leaders with a textbook and a resource that goes beyond the classroom to use in their careers. With a focus on the wide variety of data available to educators and the importance of data literacy for all those involved in education, this book presents research methods in a relatable educational context with a variety of concrete examples. The authors use their expertise in educational psychology to optimize learning. The structure of the book breaks down research into discrete steps with "Let's See It," "Let's Do It," and "You Do It" steps in each chapter so students feel motivated to complete their research projects. By covering qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research, with additional chapters on action research and program evaluation, students get a complete picture of the current research methods landscape. This highly scaffolded book supports future educational leaders in incorporating research and methods into their work and lives.

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We gratefully acknowledge Anastasia Kitsantas, Timothy J. Cleary, Maria K. DiBenedetto, and Suzanne E. Hiller for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.


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