Doing Educational Research

Doing Educational Research

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Overview

Doing Educational Research by Geoffrey Walford

Thirteen major educationalists offer semi-autobiographical accounts of their own influential research work, focusing on the practical and personal realities of the research process. Authors such as Barbara Tizard and Martin Hughes, Stephen J. Ball, David Reynolds and Peter Mortimore discuss their approaches to aspects of research from conception and funding of the project to information gathering and analysis, writing up and publishing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415052900
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/06/1991
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Refexive Accounts of Doing Educational Research Geoffrey Walford 2. Reflections on Young Children Learning Barbara Tizard and Marting Hughes 3. Researching Common Knowledge: Studying the Content and Context of Educational Discourse Neil Mercer

4. Breakthroughs and Blockages in Ethnographic Research: Contrasting Experiences during the Changing Schools Project Lynda Measor and Peter Woods 5. Researching The City Technology College, Kinghurst Geoffrey Walford 6. Young, Gifted and Black:

Methodological Reflections of a Teacher/Researcher Mairtin Mac an Ghaill 7. Working Together? Research, Policy and Practice. The Experience of the Scottish Evaluation of TVEI Colin Bell and David Raffe 8. Primary Teachers Talking: A Reflexive Account of Longitudinal

Research Jennifer Nias 9. Power, Conflict, Micropolitics and all That! Stephen J. Ball 10. Doing Educational Research in Treliw David Reynolds 11. The Front Page of Yesterday's News: The Reception of Educational Research Peter Mortimore Index

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