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
John Sharp is Head of Research and Professor of Education Studies at the Centre for Educational Development and Research, Bishop Grosseteste University College.
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