Research Methods in Early Childhood
An Introductory Guide
- Penny Mukherji
- Deborah Albon - University of Roehampton, UK
Early Childhood Education | Educational Research | Research Methods
Packed full of even more examples of research methods in practice, this second edition now comes with a fantastic website giving you all you need to understand research methods in early childhood.
With new case studies and reflective tasks throughout, this bestselling textbook covers all you need to know about undertaking research in early childhood, including action research, ethics and doing your research project.
Online, you’ll find:
- Quizzes to test your methods knowledge
- Free journal articles with accompanying activities to broaden understanding and develop critical thinking
- Useful web links as well as videos of the authors answering FAQs about research
If you are undertaking research in early childhood then this book is for you.
Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon will be discussing ideas from Research Methods in Early Childhood in the SAGE Early Years Masterclass, a free professional development experience hosted by Kathy Brodie.
This book encourages budding researchers to understand the complexities and ethics around undertaking such work, through engaging with worldviews, methods, concepts and current issues alongside introducing methods and design around conducting research...Readers will love the interactive videos where the authors answer most frequently asked questions.
Additional reading for any student undertaking research in the field of Early Years
I think that this is really useful textbook for students on Early Childhood programmes. It is well written, provides helpful contextual examples and provides students with a good introduction when preparing their first research forays.
This is an excellent, well written text that is easily accessible for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It clearly explains educational research concepts, so that the student new to educational research can gain understanding of these terms and also learn how to use them for practical application within their own research. The text is both descriptive and critical and highlights a range of contrasting thoughts using practical examples to provide concrete representation of research in action.
An easy read for students to support them with their projects
Interesting and an informative read for both the Enquiry and the Dissertation modules
Easy read covering criteria suitable for level 4 and 5
A super resource for students conducting their research projects
This continues to be an excellent guide for dissertation students and I highly recommend it as a key read.
A well structured resource for students undetaking research projects as part of an undergraduate or post graduate degree.