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Educational research : current issues / ed. Martyn Hammersley

Secondary Author Hammersley, Martyn Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Paul Chapman Publishing, 1993 Description XIV, 242 p. ; 24 cm Series Open University course reader , 1) ISBN 1-85396-243-0 CDU 37.012
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The chapters in this book outline the history and scope of educational research. They also discuss many of the major issues at stake in current debates, and exemplify the contrasting perspectives to be found in the literature. This is the companion volume to Educational Research in Action (edited by Roger Gomm and Peter Woods). It is one of two course readers for The Open University course E824 Educational Research Methods.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1 The Nature of Educational Research
  • History of Educational Research
  • Qualitative Research Traditions
  • Self-Doubt and Soft Data
  • Social and Technical Trajectories in Ethnographic Fieldwork
  • Objectivity in Educational Research
  • Subjectivity and Objectivity
  • An Objective Inquiry.
  • Part 2 Doing Educational Research
  • How to Think About Causality
  • Increasing the Generlizability of Qualitative Research
  • Problems of Sociological Fieldwork
  • A Review Of The Methodology Of Hightown Grammar
  • Primary Teachers Talking
  • A Reflexive Account of Longitudinal Research
  • Part 3 Educational Research and Practice
  • Educational Theory
  • What is an Educational Practice?
  • Action Research
  • The Politics of Method
  • From Leftist Ethnography to Educative Research
  • On the Teacher as Researcher

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