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Success with your Education Research Project

Second Edition


© 2012 | 152 pages | Learning Matters
Success with Your Education Research Project is a practical, user-friendly text on research methods aimed specifically at undergraduate students on education courses. Research projects are carried out in schools and non-school settings by nearly all undergraduates in teacher training, Education Studies and other educational disciplines, and this book makes clear references to these courses and contexts throughout. All chapters include learning outcomes, worked examples, practical and reflective tasks and summaries of key points. Topics such as using the Net and plagiarism are covered with up to date information, while key content on literature searches, critical thinking and the development of argument provides clear guidance and ensures deeper understanding. This new edition has been updated throughout to provide greater depth on many topics.

Study Skills in Education

This series addresses key study skills in the context of education courses, helping students indentify their strenghts and weaknesses, increase their confidence and realise their academic potential. The books are suitable for students on:

- any course of Initial Teacher Training leading to the award of QTS (primary or secondary)

- degree course in Education or Education Studies with or without QTS

- degree courses in Early Years or Early Childhood Studies;

- foundation degrees in Education or any education-related subject discipline

 
Let's get Acquainted
 
Finding a Focus and Formulating a Plan
 
Looking at Literature
 
Approaching It in Style
 
Discovering Things: Questionnaires
 
Conversations with a Purpose: Research Interviews
 
Seeing Is Believing: Observation
 
From the Past to the Here and Now: Documents and Documentary Research
 
Making Sense of Data: Analyzing Numbers and Words
 
Writing up
 
FAQs
 
Glossary
 
Index

A very good book for students wishing to know more about begining a research project. The layout is very favourable, allowing students time to reflect on their own practice and activities to increase understanding. Each chapter is introduced with aims, and what the student will understand once the chapter has been read/worked through.

Mrs ellen margaret duncan-jones
Career Education , Ystrad Mynach College
October 22, 2015

Another very practical approach for undergraduate students in preparing for their educational research paper. It clearly outlines some very helpful 'worked examples'. It also explains how to analyse qualitative and quantitative data. It takes you through the process from forming a literature review to a conclusion.

I will be recommending this book to current & future cohorts.

Mr Dave Morgan
Secondary Education , Reaseheath College
July 2, 2014

Clearly presented with supportive reflective tasks thoroughout. Very useful for students embarking on their first educational research project.

Mrs Gabrielle Morley
Primary Education, East Lancashire Institute of HE at Blackburn
June 16, 2014

Very useful for first time undergraduate researchers.

Sue Horder
Education, Glyndwr University
May 21, 2014

A really great research text that explains ideas clearly. Covers ideas in depth.

Miss Claire Morse
Faculty of Education, Winchester University
May 1, 2014

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