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Complementary Research Methods for Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Editors: Lochmiller, Chad R. (Ed.)

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  • Draws upon the expertise of educational leadership researchers, policy scholars,  and research  methodologists  who have  undertaken detailed  and rigorous  research  and written   influential   methodological   arguments   about   educational   leadership   and   policy
  • Chapters will include  an introduction  to the methodology  or approach  described,  a  discussion  of  relevant  theoretical  perspectives,  a brief  review  of  extant research,  and  a  section  drawing  upon  the  author’s  expertise  to  offer  novice  and  experienced researchers recommendations about employing the methodology in their own work
  • Brings together the various perspectives presented within the volume to articulate a methodological  future for the field using a complementary approach to research in educational leadership and policy
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This edited volume brings together leading scholars from the fields of educational leadership and policy studies to discuss qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods in an accessible and pedagogically well-designed volume. Authors discuss ways in which various research methodologies and methods can productively be brought together to expand our current understanding of leadership issues and the contemporary policy context that surrounds them. Chapters provide both practical recommendations for using the methods discussed as well as suggestions for further reading. 

About the authors

Chad R. Lochmiller is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education at Indiana University, USA.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Complementary Research Methods: An Introduction and Overview

    Pages 1-15

    Lochmiller, Chad R.

  • Qualitative Research in Educational Leadership Studies: Issues in the Design and Conduct of Studies

    Pages 19-32

    Brooks, Jeffrey S. (et al.)

  • The DIVE Approach: Using Case-Ordered Meta-Matrices and Theory-Based Data Displays to Analyze Multiple Case Study Data

    Pages 33-56

    Bush-Mecenas, Susan (et al.)

  • Language-Based Methodologies for Policy and Leadership Research

    Pages 57-78

    Lester, Jessica Nina (et al.)

  • Doing Critical Policy Analysis in Education Research: An Emerging Paradigm

    Pages 79-98

    Young, Michelle D. (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-93539-3
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-93538-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-06679-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Complementary Research Methods for Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Editors
  • Chad R. Lochmiller
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93539-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93539-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93538-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-06679-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 388
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations
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