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Ethics and Education Research



October 2014 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Part of the popular BERA/SAGE Research Methods in Education series, this is the first book to specifically focus on the ethics of Education research. Drawn from the authors’ experiences in the UK, Australia and mainland Europe and with contributions from across the globe, this clear and accessible book includes a wide range of examples

The authors show how to:

  • identify ethical issues which may arise with any research project
  • gain informed consent
  • provide information in the right way to participants
  • present and disseminate findings in line with ethical guidelines

All researchers, irrespective of whether they are postgraduate students, practising teachers or seasoned academics, will find this book extremely valuable for its rigorous and critical discussion of theory and its strong practical focus.

Rachel Brooks is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Sociology Department at the University of Surrey, UK.

Kitty te Riele is Principal Research Fellow in the Victoria Institute for Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning, at Victoria University in Australia.

Meg Maguire is Professor of Sociology of Education at King’s College London.


 
Introduction
 
Ethical theories, principles and guidelines
 
Regulatory contexts
 
Research design
 
Informed consent and reciprocity
 
Identity, power and positionality
 
Data analysis
 
Dissemination
 
Conclusions

This is a well written text focusing on ethics and educational research. It encourages readers to think critically in relation to the implications of ethics in educational research. It is a particularly useful text in the context of contemporary research, as it considers some issues relating to online research, which generally is absent from similar books.

Mrs Criona Madeline Blackburne
Early years Department, Portobello Institute
September 11, 2016

It is really good to finally have a text that is devoted to the use of ethics in educational research. This will be useful for both university-based researchers and for school-based researchers. With the growth of teachers carrying out research in schools e.g. via 'researchEd' there is a need for a guide such as this.

Dr Sue Howarth
Institute of Education, Worcester University
June 8, 2016

This book provides a great overview of the ethical dilemmas that are often faced by students new to research. A great asset to any research student's book shelf.

Mrs Anita McGowan
Human Resources Management/Development, Croydon College
December 2, 2015

Excellent, easy to follow and to the point

Mrs Heather Christine Turner
Health , Chester University
October 13, 2015

Ethics and its associated concerns are supported and diminished by using this book. A valuable tool particularly for dissertation level students.

Mrs Jacqueline Ann Taylor
Department of Early Childhood and Education, Newman University
October 12, 2015

Great book, well written for students to understand ethics

Miss Louise Stafford
Early Years Department, Solihull College
September 9, 2015

excellent and informative book

Miss Louise Stafford
Early Years Department, Solihull College
September 9, 2015

Ethical issues are an increasingly complex aspect of undertaking research. Similarly reading research studies requires a detailed insight into the complexity of ethical considerations.
This book provides valuable advice and insight into this topic for students undertaking a range of research studies or analyzing research.

Mrs Sheila Reading
Faculty of Health Sciences, Southampton University
June 25, 2015

this is a fantastic and detailed book that covers in full detail the ethical issues BA and MA students of education should be aware of

Dr Michalis Kontopodis
School of Education, Roehampton University
June 3, 2015

really useful text for doc students. has helped contextualise and provide framework for ethical considerations

Dr Alastair Irons
Department of Computing, Sunderland University
May 13, 2015

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