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Higher education research methodology : a step-by-step guide to the research process / Ben Kei Daniel and Tony Harland.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018Description: xi, 140 pages illustrations 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781138556003
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 378.007 23
LOC classification:
  • LB2326.3
Contents:
The study of higher education -- Ontology and epistemology -- Qualitative research approaches -- Survey and other quantitative approaches -- Research methods -- The single case -- Research tools -- Engaging with the literature -- Qualitative data analysis -- Evaluating qualitative research -- Endnote on writing and publishing.
Summary: For anyone wishing to improve university teaching and learning through systematic inquiry, this work provides advice, but also a constructive critique of research methods and, in turn, the authors also make a contribution to the theories of research methodology. Topics covered include ontology, epistemology and engagement with academic literature, as well as research design approaches and methods of data collection. There is a keen focus on quality in both the analysis and evaluation of research and new models are proposed to help the new researcher. The authors conclude by examining the challenges in getting work published and close with some words on quality of thought and action.
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Book Högskolan Väst Våning 2 378 Daniel Available 6004300074123
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The study of higher education -- Ontology and epistemology -- Qualitative research approaches -- Survey and other quantitative approaches -- Research methods -- The single case -- Research tools -- Engaging with the literature -- Qualitative data analysis -- Evaluating qualitative research -- Endnote on writing and publishing.

For anyone wishing to improve university teaching and learning through systematic inquiry, this work provides advice, but also a constructive critique of research methods and, in turn, the authors also make a contribution to the theories of research methodology. Topics covered include ontology, epistemology and engagement with academic literature, as well as research design approaches and methods of data collection. There is a keen focus on quality in both the analysis and evaluation of research and new models are proposed to help the new researcher. The authors conclude by examining the challenges in getting work published and close with some words on quality of thought and action.

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