Educational Research Products

  • The Europa World of Learning 2009

    59th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    A comprehensive directory and guide to the organizations and institutions throughout the sphere of higher education and learning. Profiling some 30,000 academic institutions and over 200,000 staff and officials, this highly esteemed work covers the whole of the higher education and learning…

    Hardback – 2008-09-22
    The Europa World of Learning

  • Theory and Educational Research

    Toward Critical Social Explanation, 1st Edition

    By Jean Anyon

    Most empirical researchers avoid the use of theory in their studies, providing data but little or no social explanation. Theoreticians, on the other hand, rarely test their ideas with empirical projects. As this groundbreaking volume makes clear, however, neither data nor theory alone is adequate…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07
    Critical Youth Studies

  • Using Social Theory in Educational Research

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Mark Dressman

    Using Social Theory in Educational Research is organised to help practising educators and novice researchers who have little familiarity with social theory to: be introduced to major schools of social theory, their basic concepts, and their general applicability to educational issues develop…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19

  • Evaluation Practice

    How To Do Good Evaluation Research In Work Settings, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth DePoy, Stephen French Gilson

    Professional accountability has become central to both public and private sectors. Governments have emphasized and even developed empirical models, logic modeling, and evidence-based practice in the programs they support, and not-for-profit, for-profit and NGO entities increasingly rely on…

    Paperback – 2007-12-26

  • The Routledge Reader in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Wood

    Early childhood education has always provoked passionate feelings amongst stakeholders at all levels, from practitioners working with children and families in pre-school and school settings, to advisers, managers, politicians, and academics The purpose of this reader is to examine change,…

    Paperback – 2007-12-20

  • Inquiry, Data, and Understanding

    A Search for Meaning in Educational Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorin W. Anderson

    Inquiry, Data, and Understanding is a reflective collection of papers in which Lorin Anderson offers his personal perspective on developments in educational research over thirty years. Following an introductory chapter, in which educational research is defined as disciplined inquiry, the remaining…

    Hardback – 2007-07-17
    Taylor & Francis
    Contexts of Learning

  • Exploring Educational Research Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Gary Shank, Launcelot Brown

    Exploring Educational Research Literacy offers beginning classroom teachers a comprehensive introduction to the topic of educational research literacy—that is, the ability to read educational research articles in a systemic and critical way. Many beginning teacher education students are expected to…

    Paperback – 2007-01-11

  • Mentoring Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    A Guide to Effective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Cunningham

    This timely new handbook will be an essential read for all college staff who find themselves involved in mentoring trainee teachers in post-compulsory education, either through choice or necessity! Describing all of the expectations, responsibilities and rewards involved in mentoring college…

    Paperback – 2006-01-20
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Developing Standards in Research on Science Education

    The ESERA Summer School 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fischer Hans E

    Ph.D. students from 14 European countries, Israel, Turkey and Venezuela in addition to supervisors and lecturers from 11 countries including Israel and USA worked for one week to understand each other with the goal of improving and sharpening features of their respective theoretical backgrounds,…

    Hardback – 2005-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Getting Published

    A Guide for Lecturers and Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Wellington

    This handy guide for new and practising lecturers and researchers takes a rare insider's look at the activities of writing and publishing. Turning the spotlight inwards, it examines how and why professionals communicate with each other through writing and publishing.Written with great verve and…

    Paperback – 2003-10-09

  • Foundations for Research

    Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen B. deMarrais, Stephen D. Lapan

    Designed for introductory research courses in the professional fields and social sciences, this text acquaints students and beginning researchers with a broad view of research methodologies and an understanding of the assumptions that inform each of these approaches. More experienced researchers…

    Paperback – 2003-09-01
    Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series

  • Qualitative Educational Research in Action

    Doing and Reflecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom O'Donoghue, Keith Punch

    Qualitative research is a key form of research in education; the findings of such projects frequently play a central role in shaping policy and practice. First time qualitative researchers require clear and practical guidance from the outset. However, given the diversity of both subject matter and…

    Paperback – 2003-02-27

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