Qualitative Research in Education

Qualitative Research in Education

by Liz Atkins, Susan Wallace
     
 

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This accessible and practical book is a perfect quick guide for graduate researchers in education. Looking at the interdependence of teaching and research, authors Liz Atkins and Sue Wallace show that a critical and analytical exploration of policies and practices is a necessary part of what we mean by being a 'professional' in education.

Drawing on the authors'

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This accessible and practical book is a perfect quick guide for graduate researchers in education. Looking at the interdependence of teaching and research, authors Liz Atkins and Sue Wallace show that a critical and analytical exploration of policies and practices is a necessary part of what we mean by being a 'professional' in education.

Drawing on the authors' substantial experience of teaching research skills at graduate level, as well as on their own experiences as active researchers, the book will guide you through:

  • Discourse analysis
  • Visual methods
  • Textual research
  • Data collection and analysis

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'This book successfully revives Lawrence Stenhouse's seminal work on the 'teacher-researcher' by showing the interconnectedness of teaching and research and stressing the key role of the practitioner-researcher. Its chapters provide comprehensive guidance for researchers at all levels on conducting small scale research in an ethical and reflexive way'
-Professor Jerry Wellington, Sheffield

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446208069
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Series:
BERA/SAGE Research Methods in Education Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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