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Thoroughly recommend - clear, accessible and relevant throughout.
We will be adopting the new edition of this text for our Early Years researcher module this year.
A helpful and thorough text which contextualises research methodology and methods. Can be accessed by foundation degree, BA and MA students alike
This is a clear and logically set out book exploring the fundamental principles of research. This book is ideal for early years students in work based foundation degrees.
We have adopted this textbook for our level 5 Research methods module.
A helpful book, especially recommended for those whose work is likely to have an early years focus
This text has been useful as a background reader in establihing what 'research' is as a form of organised human activity.
This text is clear and easy to read. The language is appropriate for undergraduate students pursuing early childhood programmes. The text offers great support and guidance for writing research proposals. I highly recommend
Excellent text, informative yet accessible to a wide ability bracket.
This text is up to date and a great resource for students completing their research projects. Research methods are considered in detail and written in an easily accessible style.
A wonderful resource. Great for hons degree students undertaking their dissertation. Excellent book and very easy to follow
A useful text.
Added to recommended reading for revised course programmes 2013
An easily accessible book that seeks to support the student through their entire research project from underpinning philosophy to methods, ethics, and analysis. A popular book with my students.
Awell organised and interesting text with many captivating examples.
Very informative text to guide students new to academic study and research.
This book is particularly useful for students who are planning on undertaking a project. The resource will support the student right from the initial stages of planning their particular project to carrying out their research and analysing the data. It makes for an understandable read and I have also used the resource for planning delivery sessions and in classes with students.
A clear guide to submitting research projects at both level 5 and level 6.
Gives guidance with conducting research at all stages.
An excellent book well tailored for Early Childhood students embarking on research methods modules and research projects. This book has excellent and relevant examples as well as explains key concepts in research in a clear manner.