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Doing research in education : theory and practice

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou; David Needham; Trevor Male
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 undergraduate and postgraduate students and early career researchers doing research in education. Doing Research in Education discusses key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ioanna Palaiologou; David Needham; Trevor Male
ISBN: 9781446266755 1446266753 9781446266748 1446266745
OCLC Number: 932380779
Description: xii, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The purpose of research : why do we do it? --
Making sense of research methodology --
Ethical issues associated with educational research --
Constructing the hypotheses/creating the reseach question(s) --
Managing the project --
Writing the proposal --
Constructing the literature section --
Selecting appropriate research methods for an educational context --
Collecting qualitative data --
Analysing qualitative data --
Collecting quantitative data --
Analysing quantitative data --
Research analysis and discussion --
Writing and reporting the research.
Other Titles: Research in education
Responsibility: edited by Ioanna Palaiologou, David Needham, Trevor Male.

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This is a well-illustrated book with examples of good practice that guides the thinking of studentswhen beginning any kind of research in education. The key terminology is emphasised throughoutthe Read more...

 
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