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Doing Research in Education : Theory and Practice (Hardcover)

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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 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.

Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Education, Research, Methodology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Language: English
Street Date: December 9, 2015
TCIN: 50598254
UPC: 9781446266748
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-7171
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