p. 13 Research that develops knowledge by testing specific theories that provide broad generalizations. (NOT designed to solve social problems). Other names: pure or fundamental research
p. 13-14 Research that produces knowledge relevant to solving real-world problems in a given field. In education, applied research generally focuses on improving PRACTICE.
Qualitative Research Methods
pp. 321-332 Designed to show relationships between events and meanings as perceived by the participants. Usually use a small sample and interview in depth. Examples of qualitative methods: comprehensive sampling maximum variation sampling snowball sampling
Qualitative Research Designs (pp. 23-24) Ethnography Phenomenology Case Study Grounded Theory Critical Studies
Quantitative Research Methods
pp. 21-23 Emphasize objectivity. Experimental (true/quasi-/ single subject) Non0-Experimental (descriptive/comparative/correlational/survey/expostfacto/secondary data analysis)