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Dissertation Study Reading List

Dissertation in Deaf Education, 2021/22, Semester C12
Dr Jackie Salter
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Atkins, L. and Wallace, S. 2016. Qualitative research in education , 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, D. and Bartlett, S. 2005. Practitioner research for teachers. London: Paul Chapman

Burton, N., Brundrett, M., & Jones, M. 2008. Doing your education research project London: Sage


Clough, P. & Nutbrown, C. 2012. A Students’ Guide to Methodology. London: Sage 

Cohen, L., Manion, L. and Morrison, K. 2018. Research methods in education. London: Routledge-Falmer.  

Coghlan, D. & Brannick, T. 2014. Doing action research in your own organization, London Sage

Creswell, J. 2008. Research design: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Deane, M. 2010Academic 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

Drever, E. 2003. Using semi-structured interviews in small-scale research. A teacher's guide. (rev.ed.) Edinburgh: Scottish Council for Research in Education 

Field, A. 2009. Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd ed.). London: Sage

Gillham, B. 2000. Developing a questionnaire. London: Continuum

Gillham, B. 2008. Small-scale social survey methods. London: Continuum.

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.

Kvale, S. & Brinkmann, S. 2008. Interviews: learning the craft of qualitative research interviewing. Thousand Oaks: Sage

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.

Simpson, M. & Tuson, J. 2003. Using observations in small-scale research : a beginner's guide SCRE Centre

Harmondsworth: Penguin. Wilkinson, D. (Ed.) 2000 The Researcher’s Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Practitioner Research. London: Routledge-Falmer. 

Safford, K., Stacey, M., and Hancock, R. 2011. Small-Scale Research in Primary Schools: A Reader for Learning and Professional Development. Routledge

Thomas, G. 2017. How to do your research project: a guide for students. London: Sage

Trochim, W.M. The research methods knowledge base, 2nd Edition.
Wallace, M., and Wray, a. 2009. Critical reading and writing for postgraduates. Los Angeles, sage. (chapter 5)

Williams, K., 2018.Planning your dissertation London: Red Globe Press  

This list was last updated on 28/09/2021