Whatever level you are working at, and assuming no prior research experience, Your Education Research Project Companion, 2nd edition provides the support and guidance you need in order to write a first-class research project or dissertation in education.
Written in the form of a fictional case study, the book charts the progress of student working on an education research project, through tutorials with their academic tutor. The clear, innovative narrative style will bridge the gap between theory and research practice, to ensure you acquire the simple and essential information needed.
New for this edition and included throughout the book is MA level advice helping you to know what more is required of you to achieve a Masters qualification.
Table of Contents
About the authors
Tutorial 1 Getting started
Tutorial 2 How to structure your research report
Tutorial 3 Writing your literature review
Tutorial 4 Choosing your research methodology
Tutorial 5 Research strategies – case studies, action research and surveys
Tutorial 6 Gathering your data – interviews and observations
Tutorial 7 Gathering your data – documents and questionnaires
Tutorial 8 Analysis of qualitative data
Tutorial 9 Analysis of quantitative data
Tutorial 10 Some final advice
Glossary of terms