This best-selling text provides a scheme which enables the beginning researcher to organize and evaluate the research that they read and to plan and implement small scale research projects of their own. The authors also give structured, practical guidance on the development of a research question, techniques of data collection, qualitative and quantitative forms of analysis, and the writing and dissemination of research.
Table of Contents
1. Reading Research 2. Formulating Research Questions and Designing Studies 3. Gathering Data; Analyzing Data 4. Presenting Research 5. The Practitioner and Research
'... the authors have distilled their text from a deep involvement in the practice of research and with teaching research methods.' - British Educational Research Journal