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Accessing and understanding research in education

Gorard, Stephen (2009) Accessing and understanding research in education. In: Educational Studies Routledge Textbook. Routledge. ISBN 978-0415561365

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This chapter describes the range of evidence that exists relevant to educational studies, and discusses how to locate, read, and use such evidence. The evidence exists in publicly available datasets as well as in the writings of others. The chapter introduces some generic methods of assessing the quality and usefulness of evidence, including a key quality control principle. The chapter ends by outlining some ideas for future research.

Type of Work:Book Section
Date:03 December 2009 (Publication)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Department:School of Education
Subjects:L Education (General)
Institution:University of Birmingham
Copyright Holders:Stephen Gorard
ID Code:522
Refereed:YES
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