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A guide to practitioner research in education.

Author: Ian J Menter; Dely Elliot; Moira Hulme; Jon Lewin; Kevin Lowden
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2011.
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This book is a guide to research methods for practitioner research. Written in friendly and accessible language, it includes numerous practical examples based on the authors' own experiences in the field, to support readers. The authors provide information and guidance on developing research skills such as gathering and analysing information and data, reporting findings and research design. They offer critical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian J Menter; Dely Elliot; Moira Hulme; Jon Lewin; Kevin Lowden
ISBN: 9781446210079 1446210073 9781849201841 1849201846
OCLC Number: 764572169
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages)
Contents: COVER; Contents; About the authors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Part 1 --
What is Research and Why Do It?; 1 What is Research?; 2 Why do Practitioner Research?; Part 2 --
What Do We Want to Know?; 3 What is a Research Question?; 4 Getting it Right! Values and the Ethical Dimensions of Practitioner Research; Part 3 --
What Do We Know Already and Where Do We Find It?; 5 What Do We Know Already?; 6 How Do I Do a Literature Review?; 4 How Will We Find Out?; 7 Questionnaires and Questionnaire Design; 8 Interviewing; 9 Using Focus Groups; 10 Observation; 11 Other Methods; Part 5 --
What Does It Mean?

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