Supported by examples, checklists and diagrams, this fully revised and updated edition includes a wealth of information on:
- Research design
- Evidence gathering techniques
- Practitioner research
- Data analysis techniques.
This book will be valuable to anyone begining a research or a professional or a professional or school development project, whatever stage they are at within the teaching community, from training for QTS, higher degree, or in need of evidence-backed decisions for the strategic development of their school.
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Professor Mark Brundrett is Professor of Educational Research and Director of the Centre for Educational Research and Evaluation Services at Liverpool John Moores University (CERES).
Table of ContentsPART ONE: THINK BEFORE YOU DOThe Place of Research Within the Classroom and SchoolAnalysing the Context in Order to Ask the Right QuestionsReviewing Existing Theories and FindingsPART TWO: GATHERING EVIDENCE: WHAT EVIDENCE, WHO FROM, AND HOW TO COLLECT ITModels of ResearchIdentifying SourcesDocumentation: Examining Existing EvidenceObserving: Individuals, Groups and EnvironmentsDirect Questioning: Surveys and QuestionnairesA Cyclical Model of Research: Action ResearchPART THREE: MAKING SENSE OF THE OUTCOMESCollating and Reporting Qualitative EvidenceCollating and Presenting Quantitative EvidenceQualitative Data AnalysisQuantitative Data AnalysisDrawing Conclusions and Making RecommendationsDeveloping Academic Skills