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Module Reading List

Dissertation, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Nadine Cavigioli
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Alderson, P. and Morrow, V. 2011. The ethics of research with children and young people: a practical handbook. [Online]. London: SAGE. [Accessed 5 September 2018]. Available from:

Bartlett, S. and Burton, D. 2016. Introduction to Education Studies. 4th ed. London: SAGE

Bell, J and Waters, S. 2014. Doing your Research Project: a guide for first time researchers in education, health and social science [Online] 6th ed. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education. [Accessed 5 September 2018]. Available from: **

Campbell, A., McNamara, O. and Gilroy, P. 2004. Practitioner research and Professional Development in Education. [Online] London: Paul Chapman. [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

Coe, R., Waring, M., Hedges, L V. and Arthur, J. ed. 2017. Research methods and methodologies in education. London: SAGE

Cohen, L., Manion, L and Morrison, K. eds. 2018. Research Methods in Education [Online] 8th ed. London: Routledge. [Accessed 5 September 2018]. Available from: **

Dana, N.F. 2013. Digging deeper into action research : a teacher inquirer's field guide ISBN: 9781452241951 (alk. paper); 9781452291154 (DVD). Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin

Davies, M. B. and Hughes, N. 2014. Doing a successful research project: using qualitative or quantitative methods. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Dawson, C. 2009. Introduction to Research Methods: a practical guide for anyone undertaking a research project. 4th ed. [Online] Oxford: How to Books [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

Denscombe, M. 2017. The good research guide : for small scale research projects ISBN: 9780335264704. 6th ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press

Edwards, A. and Talbot, R. 1999. The Hard Pressed researcher: a research handbook for the caring professions. 2nd ed. Harlow: Longman/Prentice Hall

Ellingson, L. 2017. Embodiment in qualitative research ISBN: 9781629582313 (pbk.) : £24.99; 9781351600620 (ePub ebook) : £24.99; 9781629582306 (hbk.) : £95.00; 9781351600637 (PDF ebook) : £24.99; 9781315105277 (PDF ebook) : £24.99; 9781351600613 (Mobipocket ebook) : £24.99. New York: Routledge.

Greig, A., Taylor, J. and Mackay, T. 2013. Doing research with children : a practical guide. ISBN: 9780857028860 (pbk.); 9780857028853 (hbk.); 0857028855 (hbk.); 0857028863 (pbk.). 3rd ed. London: SAGE

Hall, I. M. and Hall, D. 2004. Evaluation and social research : introducing small-scale practice ISBN: 0333930959 (pbk.) : £17.99; 0333930940. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Kieron, S. ed. 2005. Ethics and research in inclusive education : values into practice ISBN: 0415352061 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415352053. London: RoutledgeFalmer

Koshy, V. 2010. Action research for improving educational practice: a step-by-step guide. 2nd ed. [Online] London: SAGE [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

Kumar, R. 2014. Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners. 4th ed. Los Angeles: SAGE

Lawson, A. ed. 2008. Research tool-kit : the how-to guide from Practical research for education, volume 1 ISBN: 9781906792039. Vol. 1. Slough:NFER

Love, K. 2012. Ethics in social research ISBN: 9781780528786; 1780528787. [Online] Bingley: Emerald. [Accessed 5 January 2016] Available from:

McAteer, M. 2013. Action research in education ISBN: 9781446241066 (pbk.) : ℗Đ19.99; 9781446241059 (hbk.) : ℗Đ60.00. London: SAGE

McDonagh, C. 2012. Enhancing practice through classroom research : a teacher's guide to professional development ISBN: 9780415597678 (hbk.) : £75.00; 0415597676 (hbk.) : £75.00; 9780415597685 (pbk.) : £22.99; 0415597684 (pbk.) : £22.99; 9780203146200 (ebk.). [Online]. London: Routledge. [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

McMillan, J. and Schumacher, S. 2010. Research in education : evidence-based inquiry ISBN: 9780131364158 (pbk.) : £39.99; 0131364154 (pbk.) : £39.99. 7th ed. London: Pearson

Mellanby, J. and Theobald, K. 2014. Education and learning : an evidence-based approach ISBN: 9781118454107 (hardback); 9781118483619 (paper). [Online] Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

Melton, G. B., Ben-Arieh, A., Cashmore, J., Goodman, G. S., and Worley, N. K. eds. 2013. The SAGE handbook of child research ISBN: 9781412930161 (hbk.) : £95.00. Los Angeles: SAGE

Newby, P. 2014  Research Methods for education 2nd ed. London: Routledge

Oliver, P. 2012. Succeeding with your literature review: a handbook for students. [Online] Maidenhead: Open University Press. [Accessed 5 September 2018] Available from:

Patel, L. 2016. Decolonizing educational research : from ownership to answerability ISBN: 9781138998728 (pbk); 1138998710 (hbk); 1138998729 (pbk); 9781138998711 (hbk); 9781315658551 (ebook). New York: Routledge

Ridley, D. 2012. The Literature Review: A step-by-step guide for students. 2nd ed. London: SAGE **

Thomas, G. 2017. How to do your research project: A guide for students in education and applied social science. 3rded. Los Angeles: SAGE **

**Highly recommended

This list was last updated on 17/09/2018