Reid, Alan D., Hart, E. Paul, Peters, Michael A. (Eds.)
2014, XXIX, 606 p. 36 illus., 16 illus. in color.
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Invaluable guide for advanced students and specialists in educational research
Addresses key debates in the areas of conceptualizing, contextualizing, representing and legitimating educational research
Looks at these key issues in relation to contemporary trends in educational research
Exciting new and needed approach in educational research
Breaks from the standard paradigms and methods ‘coverage’
This volume offers a unique commentary on the diverse ways that educational inquiry is conceived, designed and critiqued. An international team of scholars examines cross-cutting themes of how research in education is conceptualised, characterised, contextualised, legitimated and represented. Contributions include specially commissioned essays, critical commentaries, vignettes, dialogues and cases. Each section discusses the significance of a complex terrain of ideas and critiques that can inform thinking and practice in educational research. The result is a thorough and accessible volume that offers fresh insights into the perspectives and challenges that shape diverse genres of research in education.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Critiques of Educational Research - Educational Research - Educational Research Design - Educational Research Methodology - Philosophy of Educational Research
1. PART I: CONCEPTUALISING RESEARCH IN EDUCATION.- 2. PART II: CHARACTERISING RESEARCH IN EDUCATION.- 3. PART III: CONTEXTUALISING RESEARCH IN EDUCATION.- 4. PART IV: LEGITIMATING RESEARCH IN EDUCATION.- 5. PART V: REPRESENTING RESEARCH IN EDUCATION.