For courses in Research Methods in Education. Understanding and Evaluating Research, third edition, is a supplemental textbook appropriate for all courses in educational research. A reader, this text contains quantitative and qualitative educational research articles from a variety of professional journals. With each article is a sample article analysis and exercises that help students become better consumers of research. The third edition is greatly enhanced by the inclusion of a new chapter on Mixed Method Designs and two mixed-method studies, revised and expanded discussion of qualitative methods, more emphasis given to randomized designs, revision of research typology, and features eight new articles.McMillan, James H. is the author of 'Understanding and Evaluating Research', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131721272 and ISBN 0131721275.