Based on the author's many years of experience working with undergraduate and graduate students, this book is a basic guide to doing a research project in education. Step-by-step advice is presented in a clear way, and chapters take the reader through the entire process, from planning and doing research, to writing it up. Each stage is covered, with detailed help on choosing a topic, drawing up research questions, doing the literature review, choosing and designing research methods, the ethics of doing research, analyzing data, and collating and presenting findings.
- Explanations of key research terms
- Key learning points
- Activities (with answers)
- Progress sheets
- Case studies of students' investigations
Plus online resources are available to download from SAGE Methodspace.
This is an ideal text for undergraduate students undertaking their first ever research project, graduates pursuing Masters degree and teachers and others in education carrying out action research.