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About the Book
With an impressive team of contributors, this book discusses the reality of conducting research in different educational settings and provides practical advice for both undergraduate and postgraduate students doing research in education.
This book will help you to plan, design and conduct quality research within the specific context of education and educational studies. An impressive cast of contributors discuss the reality of conducting research in different educational settings and provide practical advice for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and early career researchers doing research in education.
The book discusses key philosophical issues such as understanding research paradigms, ethics and selecting appropriate methodologies but remains grounded in the practical experience of the researcher. It has comprehensive coverage of the whole research process from start to finish, is easy to navigate and helps develop key skills such as:
Time management Creating good research questions and hypotheses Constructing the literature review Structuring a project Writing a proposal Managing data Analysing data Writing for specific audiences
Packed full of learning features and showcasing a wide range of voices and opinions this book is an ideal guide for anyone conducting research in education or educational studies.
Written by a host of experienced researchers, this book gives everything you need for your research in education--design, ethics, literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative methods through to reporting and publication. And it will inspire you to get out and do it!
This is a well-illustrated book with examples of good practice that guides the thinking of students when beginning any kind of research in education. The key terminology is emphasised throughout the book in a simple way, thus giving a good basic understanding of research methods and its application to practice.--Malini Mistry
"Of direct value to both undergraduate and post graduate students, this text provides stimulating explanations of issues crucial to the production of robust research. It is written in an engaging manner incorporating a range of activities and case studies. Additional linkages are established between research skills and key employability attributes."