The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

Editors: Wyse, Dominic, Selwyn, Neil and Smith, Emma et.al.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $399.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $598.50
ISBN: 978-1-47-391891-7
Category: Social Sciences - Research Methods & Study Skills
Image Count: 83
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research represents a complete reference that provides new approaches and timely discussion of educational research principles.

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial Board
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • List of Boxes
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Volume 1
  • PART I UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH
  • 1 Reasons for Education Research - Ian Menter
  • 2 The Role of Theory in Research - Mary Lou Rasmussen
  • 3 The Ethics of Research - Hannah Farrimond
  • 4 Shared Principles of Causal Inference in Qualitative and Quantitative Research - Sean Kelly
  • 5 The Validity and Reliability of Research: A Realist Perspective - Joseph A. Maxwell
  • PART II PLANNING RESEARCH
  • 6 Approaches to Reviewing Research in Education - Jill Denner, Erica Marsh and Shannon Campe
  • 7 Purposes for Educational Research - Peter Tymms
  • 8 Research Questions in Education Research: Their Neglect, Role and Development - Patrick White
  • 9 An Introduction to the Importance of Research Design - Stephen Gorard
  • 10 A Positivist Orientation: Hypothesis Testing and the ‘Scientific Method’ - Roger Gomm
  • 11 Interpretivism as a Theory of Knowledge - David Scott
  • 12 Unpacking Pragmatism for Mixed Methods Research: The Philosophies of Peirce, James, Dewey, and Rorty - R. Burke Johnson, Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Cornelis de Waal, Tres Stefurak and David Hildebrand
  • 13 Sampling Decisions in Educational Research: Criteria, Designs, and Challenges - Kathleen M. T. Collins
  • PART III APPROACHES TO RESEARCH
  • 14 Historical Research - Gary McCulloch
  • 15 Using International Comparative Studies in Achievement in Educational Research - Larry E. Suter
  • 16 Ethnography - Sara Delamont
  • 17 Grounded Theory - Robert Thornberg
  • 18 Case Study Research - Malcolm Tight
  • 19 Surveys: Longitudinal, Cross-sectional and Trend Studies - Alice Sullivan and Lisa Calderwood
  • 20 True Experimental Designs - Carole J. Torgerson and David J. Torgerson
  • 21 Lighting a Spark, Seeing the Light: Educational Action Research as Transformative Practice - Mary Brydon-Miller, Maricar S. Prudente and Socorro Echevarria Aguja
  • 22 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - Sandy Oliver and Janice Tripney
  • 23 Mixed Methods Approaches and their Application in Educational Research - Pamela Sammons and Susila Davis
  • 24 Using Secondary Data Analysis for Educational Research - Pamela E. Davis-Kean and Justin Jager
  • 25 Researching in Digital Environments - Rebecca Eynon
  • Volume 2
  • PART IV ACQUIRING DATA
  • 26 Access, Sites and Settings - Jerry West
  • 27 Observing and Recording Classroom Processes - Frank Hardman and Jan Hardman
  • 28 Personal Experience Methods in Practitioner Research - Amanda Berry and Monica Taylor
  • 29 Multimodality, Meaning and Data Analysis - Mark Evan Nelson
  • 30 Research Interviews - Amir Marvasti and Carrie Freie
  • 31 Surveys and Questionnaires - Stacey Bielick
  • 32 Measurement - Stephen G. Sireci and Joshua Marland
  • PART V ANALYSING DATA
  • 33 Cataloguing and Organizing Data - Susan M. Jekielek, Jared Lyle, Johanna Davidson Bleckman and Rujuta Umarji
  • 34 The Role of Theory in Quantitative Data Analysis - Terri D. Pigott
  • 35 Descriptive Statistics - Jeffrey T. Steedle
  • 36 Inferential Statistics - Paul E. Jose and Agnes Szabo
  • 37 How Should Numeric Data be Analysed? - Stephen Gorard
  • 38 Coding and Analyzing Qualitative Data - Barbara B. Kawulich
  • 39 Conversation Analysis - Myrte Gosen and Tom Koole
  • 40 Discourse Analysis/Critical Discourse Analysis - Christoph A. Hafner
  • 41 Content Analysis - James B. Schreiber and Lyndsie N. Ferrara
  • 42 Confirmatory Factor Analysis - D. Betsy McCoach and Sarah D. Newton
  • 43 Logistic Regression - Chao-Ying Joanne Peng
  • 44 Multilevel Modelling for Educational Data - Harvey Goldstein
  • 45 Big Data and Educational Research - Roser Beneito-Montagut
  • PART VI REPORTING, DISSEMINATING & EVALUATING RESEARCH
  • 46 Generalizability - Guillermo Solano-Flores
  • 47 Writing about Research - Pat Thomson
  • 48 Communicating Research Findings - Mark Rickinson
  • 49 Social Media and Academic Publishing - Inger Mewburn and Pat Thomson
  • 50 Evaluation of and Accountability for Individual and Institutional Research on Education - Larry E. Suter
  • 51 Using Research Findings - Chris Brown