The author aims to help readers understand how to approach research using an integrated methodology, based on a pragmatic philosophy underpinned by an empirical epistemology. It provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of how to use an integrated methodology that meets the needs of the post-graduate researcher who wants to challenge the traditional paradigmatic view of research.
The book explores:
- The traditional epistemological positions associated with different research approaches
- Framework for an integrated methodology
- Main explanations and justification for carrying out research using the FraIM
- Ethical approach to research
Written in an easily accessible style, this book is for postgraduate students in education and social science courses.