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Your Education Research Project Companion

2nd Edition

By Jim Mcgrath, Anthony Coles

Routledge

272 pages

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Paperback: 9780273774792
pub: 2013-04-11
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Description

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

Introduction

Acknowledgements

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
Bibliography

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General

eResources

The file above contains material on the following:

  • Analysing quantitative Data
  • Example Assignment
  • Interview Analysis
  • Observation as a research tool
  • Planning checklist research and dissertations
  • Questionnaire
  • Sample letters to research participants
  • Working at Masters level