Research in Early Childhood

Research in Early Childhood

By: Andrea Nolan (author), Jennifer Cartmel (author), Kym MacFarlane (author)Paperback

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'Andrea Nolan and he colleagues have written a uniquely wise and reader-friendly account of all aspects of researching early childhood' - Liz Brooker, Reader in Early Childhood, University of London Institute of Education In this innovative guide to research in early childhood, the research process is presented as a journey and this book is your roadmap. The authors take you step-by-step through the practical considerations and complexities of undertaking research with young children featuring the real-world research journeys of two student researchers. Their authentic stories describe the emotions, challenges and moments of exhilaration involved in completing a research project. The book gives guidance on all aspects of the research process, including: - selecting a topic - ethical considerations - collecting your data - analysing your data - disseminating your findings. This book will be an invaluable guide to students of Early Childhood completing a research project or writing a thesis or dissertation.


Why Become Involved in Research in Early Childhood? Orientation: 'It's Like Another Language' Exploring and Theorizing Perspectives Beginning the Research Journey: Determining Your Point of Departure Knowing What Has Gone before: Reviewing the Literature Guiding the Research Journey: Ethical Considerations Moving along Qualitative methodological pathways Taking the Quantitative methodological trail Drawing the journey to a close: Dissemination of the findings The Journey

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857022547
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780857022547
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 0857022547

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