Doing Research About Education

Doing Research About Education

eBook - 1998
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This book brings together semi-autobiographical accounts from major educationalists about their influential research, focusing on the practical and personal aspects of the research process.
The collection reflects the great changes that have occured within educational research since the 1980s and deals with the issues and situations of the late 1990s. It includes accounts that cover the various stages of the research process, a sampling of topics, the diversity of methodologies used in educational research and a range of theoretical perspectives. There is coverage of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and of large and smaller scale research. Also discussed are: ESRC programme research, contract research and theoretical research.

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Experienced education scholars share their experiences and insights, describing the research itself and revealing the practical and personal aspects of the process. They reflect changes in the field since the 1980s and deal with the issues and realities of the 1990s, cover various stages of the research process, sample a variety of topics and methodologies, and explore a range of theoretical perspectives. Their projects have spanned qualitative and quantitative and large and small. No subject index. Distributed in the US by Taylor and Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Falmer Press, 1998
ISBN: 9780203209356
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 208 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Walford, Geoffrey


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