Reviews: Research planning

6 reviews found for "Research planning"
Book review : Doing your education research project
This is a book review of Doing your education research project by Neil Burton et al. published by Sage in 2008, ISBN 9781412947558. It was reviewed by Dr. Fiona Hyland of ESCalate at the University of Bristol. The book is divided into three sections: 1) Think before you do, 2) Planning and preparation, 3) Reporting - making sense of the outcomes. Each section is broken down into chapters with 12 in total. This concise text has plenty of...
Book review : How to be an effective supervisor
This is a book review of How to be an effective supervisor by Adrian Eley and Rowena Murray, published by McGraw Hill Education in 2009, ISBN 9780335222957. It was reviewed by Stylianos Hatzipanagos of King's College London on behalf of ESCalate. This is a book which aims at being used as a manual in supervision training and as a source of reference for supervisors. The premise is that the precepts of the Quality Assurance Agency’s Code of...
Book review : Key issues for education researchers
This is a book review of Key issues for education researchers by Diana Burton, Steve Bartlett, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847873583. It was reviewed by Mary McAteer on behalf of ESCalate. This book aims to introduce the reader to the nature of research and how it can be conducted. The book starts by mapping out the territory and context for educational research, discussing paradigms and perspectives, and significantly, ethical approaches...
Book review : Researching with children and young people : research design, methods and analysis
Book review : Researching with children and young people : research design, methods and analysis by Kay Tisdall et al., published by Sage in 2008, ISBN 9781412923897. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms of ProCEEd on behalf of ESCalate. At first glance this is a book of case studies; on closer inspection however the book is indeed the ‘collaborative creation’ to which the authors refer; collaboration that is, with one another and numerous...
Book review : Success with your education research project
This is a book review of Success with your education research project by John Sharp, published by Learning Matters in 2009, ISBN 9781844451333. It was reviewed by Christian Beighton of Canterbury Christ Church University on behalf of ESCalate. This book aims to provide a guide to research skills which is more accessible than existing ones. The target reader is on an initial teacher training programme or degree/foundation degree in education...
Book review : Surviving your dissertation : a comprehensive guide to content and process
This is a book review of Surviving your dissertation : a comprehensive guide to content and process by Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton, published by Sage in 2007, ISBN 9781412916790. It was reviewed by Pamela Parker ofCity University on behalf of ESCalate. The book is clearly divided into three parts which cover ‘Getting Started’, ‘Working With the Content’ and ‘Working With Process’. Getting Started covers the research process, selecting...