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The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

Two Volume Set
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December 2016 | 1 170 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Education has continued to grow in stature and significance as an academic discipline. In addition to world renowned research studies the growth of education has been seen in the methodology and methods underpinning its research. The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research provides a cutting edge account of the research and methodology that is creating new understandings for education research, policy and practice. Over two volumes, the handbook addresses educational research in six essential components: Section 1: Understanding Research Section 2: Planning Research Section 3: Approaches to Research Section 4: Acquiring Data Section 5: Analysing Data Section 6: Reporting, Disseminating and Evaluating Research Featuring contributions from more than 50 of the biggest names in the international field, The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research represents a very significant contribution to the development of education.
Ian Menter
01 Reasons for Education Research
Mary Lou Rasmussen
02 The role of theory in research
Hannah Farrimond
03 The Ethics of Research
Sean Kelly
04 Shared principles of causal inference in qualitative and quantitative research
Joseph A. Maxwell
05 The Validity and Reliability of Research: A Realist Perspective
Jill Denner, Erica Marsh & Shannon Campe
06 Approaches to Reviewing Research in Education
Peter Tymms
07 Purposes for Educational Research
Patrick White
08 Research Questions in Education Research: their neglect, role and development
Stephen Gorard
09 An introduction to the importance of research design
Roger Gomm
10 A positivist orientation: hypothesis testing and the 'scientific method'
David Scott
11 Interpretivism as a Theory of Knowledge
R. Burke Johnson, Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Cornelis de Waal, Tres Stefurak & David Hildebrand
12 Unpacking Pragmatism for Mixed Methods Research: The Philosophies of Peirce, James, Dewey, and Rorty
Kathleen Collins
13 Sampling Decisions in Educational Research: Criteria, Designs, Challenges
Gary McCulloch
14 Historical Research
Larry E. Suter
15 Using International Comparative Studies in Achievement in Educational Research
Sara Delamont
16 Ethnography
Robert Thornberg
17 Grounded Theory
Malcolm Tight
18 Case Study Research
Alice Sullivan & Lisa Calderwood
19 Surveys: longitudinal, cross-sectional and trend studies
Carole J. Torgerson & David J. Torgerson
20 True Experimental designs
Mary Brydon-Miller, Maricar Prudente & Socorro Aguja
21 Lighting a Spark, Seeing the Light: Educational Action Research as Transformative Practice
Sandy Oliver & Janice Tripney
22 Systematic review and Meta-Analysis
Pamela Sammons & Susila Davis
23 Mixed Methods Approaches and their Application in Educational Research
Pamela E. Davis-Kean & Justin Jager
24 Using Secondary Data Analysis for Educational Research
Rebecca Eynon
25 Researching in digital environments
Jerry West
26 Access, Sites and Settings
Frank Hardman & Jan Hardman
27 Observation and recording classroom processes
Amanda Berry & Monica Taylor
28 Personal experience methods in practitioner research
Mark Nelson
29 Multimodality, Meaning and Data Analysis
Amir Marvasti & Carrie Freie
30 Research Interviews
Stacey Bielick
31 Surveys and Questionnaires
Stephen G. Sireci & Joshua Marland
32 Measurement
Susan Jekielek
33 Cataloguing and organizing data
Terri D. Pigott
34 The Role of Theory in Quantitative Data Analysis
Jeffrey T. Steedle
35 Descriptive statistics
Paul E. Jose & Agnes Szabo
36 Inferential statistics
Stephen Gorard
37 How should numeric data be analysed?
Barbara B. Kawulich
38 Coding and Analyzing Qualitative Data
Myrte Gosen & Tom Koole
39 Conversation Analysis
Christoph A. Hafner
40 Discourse analysis/Critical discourse analysis
James B. Schreiber & Lyndsie N. Ferrara
41 Content Analysis
Betsy McCoach & Sarah D. Newton
42 Confirmatory Factor Analysis
Chao-Ying Joanne Peng
43 Logistic Regression
Harvey Goldstein
44 Multilevel modelling for educational data
Roser Beneito-Montagut
45 Big Data and Educational Research
Guillermo Solano-Flores
46 Generalizability
Pat Thomson
47 Writing about research
Mark Rickinson
48 Communicating Research Findings
Inger Mewburn & Pat Thomson
49 Social media and academic publishing
Larry E. Suter
50 Evaluation of and Accountability for Individual and Institutional Research on Education
Chris Brown
51 Using Research Findings

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