The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education. Parent organization for National Center for Educaiton Research (NCER), National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER).
A division of The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), CERI provides and promotes international comparative research, innovation and key indicators, explores forward-looking and innovative approaches to education and learning, and facilitates bridges between educational research, innovation and policy development.
Over the past two decades, survey research has evolved significantly. Survey Methodology describes the basic principles of survey design discovered in methodological research over recent years and offers guidance for making successful decisions in the design and execution of high quality surveys. Written by six nationally recognized experts in the field, this book covers the major considerations in designing and conducting a sample survey.
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods is a practical, comprehensive guide to the collection and presentation of qualitative data. Unique in the market, this book describes the entire research process -- from design through writing -- illustrated by examples of real, complete qualitative work that clearly demonstrates how methods are used in actual practice.
6 Volume Set:
1. The Focus Group Guidebook
2. Planning Focus Groups
3. Developing Questions for Focus Groups
4. Moderating Focus Groups
5. Involving Community Members in Focus Groups
6. Analyzing and Reporting Focus Group Results