Doing Research about Education

Synopsis

This book brings together semi-autobiographical accounts from major educationalists about their influential research, focusing on the practical and personal aspects of the research process. The collection reflects the great changes that have occurred within education and educational research since the 1980s, and deals with the issues and situations of the late 1990s. It includes accounts that cover the various stages of the research process, a sampling of topics, the diversity of methodologies used in educational research and a range of theoretical perspectives. There is coverage of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and of large and smaller scale research. Also discussed are: ESRC program research, contract research and theoretical research.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Geoffrey Walford
  • Sally Power
  • Debbie Epstein
  • Peter Woods
  • Ann Filer
  • Geoffrey Walford
  • Sally Power
  • Debbie Epstein
  • Peter Woods
  • Ann Filer
  • Andrew Pollard
  • Gwen Wallace
  • Jean Rudduck
  • Julia Flutter
  • Susan Harris
  • Martin Hughes
  • David Reynolds
  • Bert Creemers
  • Sam Stringfield
  • Charles Teddlie
  • The Iserp Team
  • Chris Haywood
  • Máirtín Mac An Ghaill
  • Martyn Hammersley
  • Robert G. Burgess
  • Valerie Wilson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998