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The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education stimulates and encourages students, faculty, and educational practitioners, including individuals in education, government, and the private sector who conduct applied and policy-oriented educational research, to place the pursuit of ideas at the epicentre of their research-from framing meaningful problems to identifying and addressing key challenges to the reporting and dissemination of their findings.
Chapter 4: All Else is Never Equal: Opportunity Lost and Found on the P–16 Path to College Access
The imperatives of good research design include asking precise and answerable research questions, gathering appropriate data, and making and substantiating claims. These imperatives often propel us to focus more and more narrowly on a topic, more and more narrowly on a specific research question or questions, more and more narrowly on a specific methodology.
Yet what are the implications of attending to methodological rigor in individual research studies while neglecting the perspectives and needs of the state of the art of knowledge of the field of inquiry? How often do we as a field assess ...