—James P. Spillane, Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin, Northwestern University
Doing Your Education Research Project guides you through the whole process of successfully organising and completing your education research project. The authors aim to provide you with the confidence and skills to engage in research which leads to qualification and can genuinely inform decision making.
By establishing links between the teaching and research processes, the authors show how to adopt a robust approach to research which will ensure that your research project has a secure focus, conceptual framework and methodology.
Key topics covered are:
- Planning and preparation
- Carrying out practical research
- Reporting and gathering evidence
- Presentation and analysis
- Putting research back into practice
The book is relevant to all students on undergraduate teacher training courses and educational professionals doing research either as part of a professional and academic qualification or for self and organisational improvement.