Educational Research Products

  • Research and Education

    1st Edition

    By Will Curtis, Mark Murphy, Sam Shields

    Educational researchers take a number of decisions that define the credibility and scope of their enquiry – the approaches they adopt, the strategies they employ, the methods they use and the ways they present their findings. This core text provides an easy-to-read, comprehensive introduction to…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • Foundations of Education Research

    Understanding Theoretical Components, 1st Edition

    By Joy Egbert, Sherry Sanden

    The theoretical components of research are some of the most complicated and challenging aspects for new researchers to understand. While relevant methodologies are routinely covered by textbooks, the theory behind the practice can remain unnecessarily opaque. In six concise chapters Foundations of…

    Paperback – 2013-11-14

  • Action Research

    Principles and practice, 3rd Edition

    By Jean McNiff

    Since its first publication, Action Research: Principles and Practice has become a key text in its field. This new updated edition clearly describes and explains the practices of action research and its underlying values, and introduces important new ideas, including: all professionals should be…

    Paperback – 2013-02-21

  • Introductory Statistics

    A Conceptual Approach Using R, 1st Edition

    By William B. Ware, John M. Ferron, Barbara M. Miller

    This comprehensive and uniquely organized text is aimed at undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences. A conceptual approach, built around common issues and problems rather than statistical techniques, allows students to understand the…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17

  • Early Childhood and Compulsory Education

    Reconceptualising the relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Moss

    What should be the relationship between early childhood and compulsory education? What can they learn from one another and by working together? The rapid expansion of early childhood education and care means that most children in affluent countries now have several years at pre-school before…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Thinking with Theory in Qualitative Research

    Viewing Data Across Multiple Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alecia Youngblood Jackson, Lisa A Mazzei

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! Thinking With Theory In Qualitative Research shows how to use various philosophical concepts in practices of inquiry; effectively opening up the process of data analysis in qualitative research. It uses a common…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02

  • The Routledge Companion to Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arthur, Andrew Peterson

    Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters…

    Paperback – 2011-10-17

  • Beginning Interpretative Inquiry

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Research and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Richard E Morehouse

    Beginning Interpretive Inquiry importantly makes the distinction between the use of ‘inquiry’ rather than interpretive research or interpretive evaluation. Richard Morehouse explores how inquiry is a far more inclusive concept that allows for a detailed understanding of both research and evaluation…

    Paperback – 2011-08-22

  • Early Childhood Teacher Research

    From Questions to Results, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Castle

    What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? Early Childhood Teacher Research is an exciting new resource that will address the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16

  • Video in Social Science Research

    Functions and Forms, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Haw, Mark Hadfield

    In this digital age the use of video in social science research has become commonplace. As sophistication has increased along with usability, as spiralling staff costs push out direct observation, the researchers training today are grasping video as a means of coming to terms with the continued…

    Paperback – 2011-03-17

  • Educational Psychology: Concepts, Research and Challenges

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine M. Rubie-Davies

    Research in educational psychology has had a huge impact in terms of enhancing understanding and challenging thinking about teachers and learners. Educational Psychology: Concepts, Research and Challenges brings together the latest research across many areas of educational psychology,…

    Paperback – 2010-11-25

  • Researching Creative Learning

    Methods and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Julian Sefton-Green

    It is a common ambition in society and government to make young people more creative. These aspirations are motivated by two key concerns: to make experience at school more exciting, relevant, challenging and dynamic; and to ensure that young people are able and fit to leave education and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08

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