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Dissertation Study Reading List

Dissertation in Deaf Education, 2019/20, Semester C12
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.

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