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Combining Methods in Educational Research (Conducting Educational Research)

by Stephen Gorard

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • General,
  • Education / General,
  • Research

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10561840M
    ISBN 100335213073
    ISBN 109780335213078

    Educational research refers to the systematic collection and analysis of data related to the field of education. Research may involve a variety of methods and various aspects of education including student learning, teaching methods, teacher training, and classroom dynamics.. Educational researchers generally agree that research should be rigorous and systematic.   This fully updated sixth edition of the international bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods currently employed by educational research at all stages. It is divided into five main parts: the context of educational research; planning educational research; styles of educational research; strategies for data collection and researching; and/5.

    an introduction to Research 5 Approach Taken in This Book The main focus of this text is to examine, from a variety of philosophical and theoretical perspectives, the process of systematic inquiry that constitutes research and evaluation in education and psychology. The typical process for planning and conducting a research.   Mixing qualitative and quantitative methods is neither new nor controversial. In fact, there’s a journal dedicated to mixed-method research, aptly named, The Journal of Mixed Method Research. Customer research lends itself well to the triangulating that a mixed-methods approach offers: identifying areas of convergence among methods to, in.

    Introduction: Employing Paradigms in Education Research: /ch The title of this book refers to both methods and paradigms in education research. Both are addressed, but this book is distinguished from others in that theCited by: 1. Knowledge of various research methods used. Understanding of assumptions underlying each research method. Working knowledge of analytic procedures and tools related to both quantitative and qualitative research. Ability to understand and interpret results from the different methods.

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Combining Methods in Educational Research (Conducting Educational Research) by Stephen Gorard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Combining Methods in Educational and Social Research. This book argues the case for combining multiple research methods, and provides much-needed practical guidance for researchers who want to use this mixed-methods approach.

The authors believe that all research has an over-arching logic and that, within this, the fruitful combination of quantitative and qualitative methods 5/5(1).

However, there are very few sources that the interested researcher can turn to for practical guidance on the conduct of research that employs multiple mixed methods.

This book provides a conceptual and methodological guide to mixing or combining methods in education research (and in social science more widely), by situating, outlining and evaluating methods that are currently used both within and. They develop the idea of the 'new' education and social researcher, for whom the combination of approaches is a representation of a diverse skills base, rather than a matter of ideological or theoretical book outlines and evaluates methods that are currently used, and looks at combining different methods across and within studies, including complex 3/5(2).

The book outlines and evaluates methods that are currently used, and looks at combining different methods across and within studies, including complex interventions, Bayesian approaches, new political arithmetic, triangulation, life histories and design by: Soft concepts about research have been well explained to assist education students, teachers, educational leaders and other researchers to understand the intricacies of research methods in.

Methods in Educational Research. Methods in Educational Research is designed to prepare students for the real world of educational research. It focuses on scientifically-based methods, school accountability, and the professional demands of the twenty-first century, empowering researchers to take an active role in conducting research in their classrooms, districts, and the greater educational Cited by: Motivations for Combining Methods • Convergent Findings, which uses qualitative and quantitative methods to address the same research question.

• Most likely to rely on a Convergent Findings motivation when greater certainty needed. • Certainty comes from showing methods with different strengths yield similar results. covers the whole range of methods currently employed by educational research at all stages.

It has five main parts: the context of educational research, planning educational research, styles of educational research, strategies for data collection and researching and data analysis. The book contains references. 1 Introduction to Educational Research 1. Chapter Objectives 1 Educational Research Today 2 Educational Research: Using the Scientific Method 4 Philosophical Frameworks for Educational Research 6.

Scientific Realism Social Constructivism Advocacy or Liberatory Framework Pragmatism. Types of Approaches Used in Educational Research 10File Size: 1MB. Outlines and evaluates the mixed methods for research in education and social sciences are being used. This book looks at combining different methods.

Experimental and Survey Research. (D) On the basis of method of research: On the basis of research method we may classify a research into five different categories. (i) Philosophical Research: It is purely qualitative in nature and we are focusing on the vision of others on the content of Size: 1MB.

Interviewing in Educational Research. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Kvale () refers to ‘interViews’: “The qualitative research interview is a construction site for knowledge.

An interview is literally an inter view, an inter-change of views between two persons conversing about a theme of mutual interest.” (Kvale, Research Methods in Education (6th ed) Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion and K eith Morrison, Routledge Publishers (part of the T aylor & Francis group), Oxf ord, UK,pages.

Issues in Educational Research, 19(2), A critical commentary on combined methods approach to researching educational and social issues Hope Pius Nudzor University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK One major issue social science research is faced with concerns the methodological schism and internecine 'warfare' that divides the field.

Get this from a library. Combining methods in educational and social research. [Stephen Gorard; Chris Taylor] -- "This excellent book promises much and delivers a whole lot more. It provides a description of the practicalities of combining evidence from a variety of data collection modes in order to enrich our.

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out of 5 stars 3. Kindle Edition. $ # From Topic to. Unique discussion on how to combine qualitative and quantitative methods in a single study (Ch.

8) shows students how these methods interrelate. New to This Edition Research Navigator journal article database and writing guide is available to all adopters and integrated with the text for ease of use through margin annotations and end-of-chapter Format: On-line Supplement.

Research Methods in Education introduces research methods as an integrated set of techniques for investigating questions about the educational lively, innovative text helps students connect technique and substance, appreciate the value of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and make ethical research decisions.

DOING RESEARCH Learning how to design and use structured interviews, questionnaires and observation instruments is an important skill for research-ers. Such survey instruments can be used in many types of research, from case study, to cross-sectional survey, to experiment.

A study of this sort can involve anything from a short. Research Methods in Education is an innovative new text for teaching introductory research methods that addresses emerging instructional needs.

It weaves actual research "stories" into the presentation of research topics, and it emphasizes validity, authenticity, and practical significance as overarching research. outline the challenges and benefits of employing this approach to research.

The specific terms research, educational research, research methodologies and methods, research design, quantitative approaches, qualitative approaches and mixed methods approaches are all defined. Mixed methods approaches are outlined in terms of.The eighth edition of Research in Education has the same goals as the previous edi-tions.

The book is meant to be used as a research reference or as a text in an intro-ductory course in research methods. It is appropriate for graduate students enrolled in a research seminar, for those writing a thesis or dissertation,or for thoseFile Size: 2MB.As we have tried to make clear in this book, qualitative research in education is a wide-ranging and complex process.

Qualitative research is a ‘generative form of inquiry’ (Peshkin, ) which draws on both interpretivist and critical paradigms (Denzin and Lincoln, x).