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If you are a trainee teacher or experienced practitioner new to research, or are simply wondering how to get started on your education research project, this practical book will be your guide. The authors offer simple steps to ensure that you ask the key questions in the most effective way possible. The book guides you through the entire research process: from clarifying the context and conceptual background, to presenting and analysing the evidence gathered. 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 • Ethics • Data analysis techniques. This book will be valuable to anyone begining a research or a professional or a professional or school ...

Observing Individuals, Groups and Environments
Observing individuals, groups and environments
The Nature of Observational Research

Put simply, observation ‘involves the researcher watching, recording and analysing events of interest’ (Blaxter et al., 2010: 199). However, a special kind of watching ...

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