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Dissertation in Digital Education, 2019/20, Semester C12
Katharine Stapleford
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Arthur, J., Waring, M., Coe, R. And Hedges, L.V. (eds.)(2017) Research methods and methodologies in education 7th Ed. London: Sage.

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

Creswell, J. W. (2007) Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches (3rd edition). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

 Cohen, Louis (2018) Research Methods in Education 8th Ed, London: Routledge

 Deane, M. (2010) Academic research, writing and referencing. Harlow: Longman

Denscombe, M., (2002) Ground rules for good research : a 10 point guide for social researchers Buckingham: Open University Press

Emmel, N. (2013). Sampling and Choosing Cases in Qualitative Research: A Realist Approach. London: Sage. 

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. (2007) Research methods in education. London: Routledge-Falmer.

Conteh, J., Gregory, E., Kearney, C. and Mor-Sommerfeld, A. (2005) Writing educational ethnographies: the art of collusion. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books.

Golafshani, N. (2003) Understanding Reliability and Validity in Qualitative Research. The qualitative report [electronic resource]. [electronic resource]. 8, 597-607.

Gorard, S. (2003) Quantitative methods in social science, London: Continuum.

Hitchcock, G. And Hughes, G. (1995) Research and the teacher: a qualitative introduction to school-based research. London: Routledge.

Johnson, B. C. L. (2004) Educational research : quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches. Boston: Pearson.

Lincoln, Y. S. and Guba, E. G. (1985) Naturalistic Inquiry. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Lutrell, W. (ed.) ( 2010) Qualitative educational research: readings in reflexive methodology and transformative practice. London: Routledge.

Oliver, P. The student’s guide to research ethics. McGraw hill/Open University Press.

 O'Rielly, Karen (2009) Key Concepts in Ethnography. London: SAGE

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. (ed) (2011) Qualitative research: issues of theory, method and practice, 3rd. edn. London: Sage. 

Thomas, G. (2007) Education and theory: strangers in paradigms. McGraw Hill/Open University Press.

 Trochim, W.M. The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 2nd Edition. Yin, R. K. (1994) Case study research: design and methods. London: Sage.

 Wallace, M., & Wray, A. (2009). Critical reading and writing for postgraduates. Los Angeles, SAGE. (chapter 5)  


This list was last updated on 02/10/2018