Note:Previous edition: 2012.Includes bibliographical references and index.SECTION 1: Using existing research to understand and plan school-based researchCh1: Becoming a reflexive teacher - Elaine WilsonCh2: Refining the focus for research and formulating a research question - Elaine WilsonCh3: Reviewing the literature and writing a literature review - Elaine WilsonSECTION 2: Planning school-based researchCh4: Planning research - Elaine WilsonCh5: Ethics in educational research - Kris StutchburyCh6: What is educational action research? - Elaine WilsonCh7: How to do action research - Elaine WilsonCh8: The case study - Helen DemetriouCh9: Building theory from data: grounded theory - Keith S. TaberCh10: Research with younger children: Issues and approaches - Paul Warwick & Roland ChaplainSECTION 3: Data collectionCh11: Data collection - Elaine WilsonCh12: Reliability and validity in qualitative research by teacher researchers - Michael EvansCh13: Taking a quantitative approach - Mark WinterbottomCh14: Handling and analysing data - Elaine WilsonSECTION 4: DataEnglish
xviii, 391 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Note:Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.Chapter 1. Why a Guide for Developing Mixed Methods Proposals? What is Mixed Methods research? What are the Advantages of Mixed Methods Research? What should you consider when engaging in mixed methods research? What does a Mixed Methods Research Proposal Look Like? Practice SessionChapter 2. The Role of Theory in Mixed Methods Research What role does theory play in a mixed methods research proposal? Practice SessionChapter 3. Asking Appropriate Research QuestionsThe Role of Research Questions Types of Research Questions Creating Your Own Research Questions Practice SessionChapter 4. The Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Purpose of the Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Components of the Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Practice SessionChapter 5. The Literature Review: Situating Your Mixed Methods Study in the Larger Context The Role of the Literature Review Preparing and Organizing Your Research Literature The Components of the Literature Review Writing the Literature Review CEnglish
Edition:Fourth edition / edited by Teresa Cremin and Cathy Burnett.
Note:Previous edition: 2014.Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction Section 1: Becoming a Teacher 1.1. Primary teaching: a personal perspective 1.2. Becoming a professional in the current context 1.3. Making the most of your placements Section 2: Exploring the Nature of Learning and Teaching 2.1. Looking at children 2.2. Looking at learning 6. From learning to teaching 2.3. Moving from novice towards expert teacher 2.4. Building on firm foundations: Early years practice 2.5. The importance of play and explorative learning Section 3: Planning and Managing Learning 3.1. Building inclusive communities of engaged learners 3.2. Approaching Short-term planning 3.3. Organising your classroom for learning 3.4. Managing classroom behaviour 3.5. Handling difficulties in social, emotional and behaviour development 3.6. Organising effective classroom talk 3.7. The value of outdoor learning Section 4: Approaches to the Curriculum 4.1. Investigating the aims, values and purposes of primary education: the case of the Cambridge Primary Review 4.2. AimsEnglish
xxxiii, 575 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm.
Edition:Eighth edition / Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion and Keith Morrison.
Note:Previous edition: 2011.Includes bibliographical references and index.PART 1: The context of educational research 1 The nature of enquiry: setting the field; 2 Mixed methods research; 3 Critical educational research; 4 Theory in educational research; 5 Evaluation and research; 6 The search for causation PART 2: Research design 7 The ethics of educational and social research; 8 Ethics in Internet research; 9 Choosing a research project; 10 Research questions; 11 Research design and planning; 12 Sampling; 13 Sensitive educational research; 14 Validity and reliability PART 3: Methodologies for Educational Research 15 Qualitative, naturalistic and ethnographic research; 16 Historical and documentary research, Jane Martin; 17 Surveys, longitudinal, cross-sectional and trend studies; 18 Internet surveys; 19 Case studies; 20 Experiments; 21 Meta-analysis, systematic reviews and research syntheses, Harsh Suri; 22 Action research; 23 Virtual worlds, social network software and netography in educational research, Stewart Martin PART 4: Methods of Data CollectionEnglish
xxvii, 916 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm