Focused on the needs of the new classroom researcher, and those studying education on Masters-level courses, this is a thorough and thoughtful guide to the research process, covering qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods. It guides you through research design, data collection, and analysis and how to write up your research findings.
This Third Edition has been updated to provide further coverage on the best ways to approach, construct and carry out educational research within the classroom including:
This is essential reading for students on education degree programs including a research methods component, including education studies, undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS) and postgraduate (PGCE, School Direct, Teach First, SCITT) initial teacher education courses, MEd, and professional development courses.
Online resources expanding on and complementing the contents of the book can be found here.