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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.