Resources and research strategies for graduate and doctoral students in K-12 educational leadership programs. Note: This LibGuide was originally created by Kimberley Stephenson.

This page features three types of books:

- A New Agenda for Research in Educational Leadership byCall Number: WCampus LB2806.25 .N49 2005ISBN: 0807746304
- Case Studies in 21st Century School Administration: Addressing Challenges for Educational Leadership byCall Number: WCampus LB2805 .G684 2007ISBN: 1412927528
- Educational Leadership: A Reference Handbook byCall Number: WCampus LB2805 .W517 2002ISBN: 157607353X
- Ethical Leadership in Schools: Creating Community in an Environment of Accountability byCall Number: WCampus LB2831.9 .S77 2007ISBN: 1412913500
- Managing to be Different: Educational Leadership as Critical Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB2805 .S316 2006ISBN: 0415948622
- Preparing School Leaders: Defining a Research and Action Agenda byCall Number: WCampus LB2805 .P765 2006ISBN: 1578864275
- Research Methods in Educational Leadership and Management byCall Number: WCampus LB2805 .R454 2002ISBN: 076197184X
- The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational LeadershipCall Number: WCampus LB2806 .J597 2007ISBN: 0787984000
- The Sage Handbook of Educational Leadership: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice byCall Number: WCampus and WCampus Ref LB2805 .S262 2005ISBN: 0761929797

This is only a small sample of the many research methods books available in the APU Libraries. To find more, use the subject headings on the "Find Books and Media" tab of this guide, or click on the titles below and use the subject headings listed there.

- An Education Research Primer: How to Understand, Evaluate, and Use It byCall Number: WCampus Folio LB1028 .L29 2006ISBN: 0787983233
- An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research byCall Number: WCampus LB1028.25.U6 L33 2000ISBN: 0226467724
- Comparative and International Education: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB43 .P54 2007ISBN: 1847060595
- Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 F56 2010ISBN: 1412971896
- Designing and Conducting Research in Education byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .D7 2008ISBN: 1412960746
- Disability Studies in Education: Readings in Theory and Method byCall Number: WCampus LC4019 .D56 2005ISBN: 0820455490
- Doing Qualitative Research in Education Settings byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .H36 2002ISBN: 0791455033
- Evidence Matters: Randomized Trials in Education Research byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .E95 2002ISBN: 0815702043
- Foundations for Research: Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .F64 2004ISBN: 0805836500
- Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education byCall Number: WCampus QA11 .H256 2000ISBN: 0805832815
- How to Do Your Research Project: A Guide for Students in Education and Applied Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus LB2369 .T466 2009ISBN: 1847874436
- Interviewing as Qualitative Research: A Guide for Researchers in Education and the Social Sciences byCall Number: WCampus H61.28 .S45 2006ISBN: 0807746665Also available as an ebook.
- Methods in Educational Research: From Theory to Practice (2nd ed.) byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .L586 2010ISBN: 0470436808
- Online Research Essentials: Implementing and Designing Research Studies byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 R87 2009ISBN: 0470185686
- Qualitative Research for Education: An Introduction to Theory and Methods byCall Number: CREV LB1028 .B56 2003ISBN: 0205375561
- Qualitative Research in Education: Interaction and Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .F72 2003ISBN: 0761961410
- Quantitative Data Analysis: Doing Social Research to Test Ideas byCall Number: ECampus HA29 .T675 2009ISBN: 0470380039
- Research Essentials: An Introduction to Designs and Practices byCall Number: WCampus Q180.55.M4 R458 2009ISBN: 0470181095
- Research in Education: A Conceptual Introduction byCall Number: CREV LB1028 .M365 2001ISBN: 0321080874
- Research in International Education: Experience, Theory & Practice byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .R344 2002ISBN: 0820452157
- Research Methods for Everyday Life: Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches byCall Number: ECampus H62 .V323 2009ISBN: 0470343532
- Research Methods in Education [ebook] byISBN: 0203029054
- Research Writing in Education and Psychology--From Planning to Publication: A Practical Handbook byCall Number: WCampus LB2369 .K54 2001ISBN: 0398071578
- Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an Age of Info-Glut byCall Number: ECampus H62 .L7995 2008ISBN: 0674031571
- The SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice byCall Number: ECampus HM571 .H36 2008ISBN: 1412920299

- Doing Quantitative Research in Education with SPSS byCall Number: WCampus LB1028 .M85 2004ISBN: 076194382X
- SPSS Essentials: Managing and Analyzing Social Sciences Data byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .K85 2009ISBN: 047022617X
- SPSS Demystified: A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Data Analysis byCall Number: ECampus Folio HA32 .Y63 2008ISBN: 0132238853
- SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference, 15.0 Update byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .G458 2008ISBN: 0205569072
- Quantitative Data Analysis in Education: A Critical Introduction Using SPSS byCall Number: WCampus LB2846 .C66 2007ISBN: 0415372984
- Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods byCall Number: ECampus HA32 .W34 2007ISBN: 141294077X

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