Book School-based research : a guide for education students / edited by Elaine Wilson.
Publication year: 2017
Media type Book
Edition: 3rd edition.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781473969032 (pbk.) :
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: Data
Extent: xviii, 391 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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Focused on the needs of the new classroom researcher, and those studying education on Masters-level courses, this is a thorough and thoughtful guide to the research process, covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed research methods. Focused on the needs of the new classroom researcher, and those studying education on Masters-level courses, this is a thorough and thoughtful guide to the research process, covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed research methods. It guides you through research design, data collection and analysis and how to write up your research findings. This third edition has been updated to provide further coverage on the best ways to approach, construct and carry out educational research within the classroom including: a new chapter on disseminating research knowledge expanded coverage of formulating research questions a reworked chapter structure better reflecting the research process This is essential reading for students on education degree programmes