The Researcher's Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Practitioner Research / Edition 1

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The Researcher's Toolkit is a practical rather than an academic text f or all those undertaking, perhaps for the first time, small-scale rese arch. Written by an experienced team of practising researchers, it cov ers the entire research process - from designing and submitting a rese arch proposal through to its completion. This book is suitable for all researchers, but it particularly designed from those practitioner-bas ed researchers from the fields of education, social work, nursing, cri minal justice and community work.

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'The Researcher's Toolkit provides the start-up information needed for those new to research ... It provides a sound building block from which researchers will be able to move more confidently forward and hone their research skills be they an undergraduate or postgraduate, or needing to address a research project approach whilst in employment.' - Education and Training
Wilkinson (Higher Education Policy Unit, U. of Leeds) and six other UK contributors provide cross-disciplinary guidance on the process of small-scale research: from purpose and proposal design to completion and publication. Includes three school-based research project case studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415215664
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/6/2000
  • Series: Routledge Study Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Issues in Research 2. Planning the Research 3. Reviewing the Literature 4. Research Instruments 5. Finding and Locating Information 6. Analysing Data 7. Completing the Research Project 8. Research in Schools: Case Studies Based on Research Projects

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