Professor Ruth Swanwick
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
Bell, J. (2005) Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science (4th Ed). Maidenhead: Open University Press
Burton, N., Brundrett, M., & Jones, M. (2008) Doing your education research project London: Sage
Clegg, F. (1990) Simple Statistics: A course book for the social sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Deane, M. (2010) Academic research, writing and referencing Harlow: Longman
Denscombe, M., (2002) Ground rules for social research : guidelines for good practice ISBN: 9780335233816 (pbk.); 0335233813 (pbk.) ISBN: 0335206514 (pbk); 0335206522 Buckingham: Open University Press
Flick, U. (2006) An Introduction to Qualitative Research (3rd Ed.). London: Sage
Foddy, W. (1993) Constructing questions for interviews and questionnaires : theory and practice in social research. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press
Cohen, L., Manion, L. & Morrison, K. (2018) Research methods in education . London: Routledge-Falmer.
Golafshani, N. (2003) Understanding Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. The qualitative report.. 8, 597-607.
Gorard, S. (2003) Quantitative methods in social science, London: Continuum.
Johnson, B. C. L. (2004) Educational research : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches. Boston: Pearson.
Maxwell, J. A. (2004) Causal Explanation, Qualititative Research, and Scientific Inquiry in Education. Educational researcher.. 33, 3-11.
Munn, P. & Drever, E., (2004) Using questionnaires in small-scale research : a beginner's guide. Glasgow: SCRE Centre, University of Glasgow
Oppenheim, A. N. (2000) Questionnaire Design, Interviewing and Attitude Measurement. London: Pinter.
Robson, C. (2002) Real World Research: A Resource for Social Scientists and Practitioner-Researchers. Oxford: Blackwell.
Robson, C. (1994) Experiment, Design and Statistics in Psychology (3rd edn).
Harmondsworth: Penguin. Wilkinson, D. (Ed.) (2000) The Researcher’s Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Practitioner Research. London: Routledge-Falmer.
Silverman, D. (2005) Doing Qualitative Research. London: Sage.
Trochim, W.M. The research methods knowledge base, 2nd Edition. http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/.
Yin, R. K. (1994) Case study research: design and methods. London: Sage. The reading list is available from the Library website
Wallace, M., & Wray, a. (2009). Critical reading and writing for postgraduates. Los Angeles, sage. (chapter 5)
This list was last updated on 27/06/2018