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The Reality of Research with Children and Young People illustrates the process of carrying out research through thirteen `research stories'. Each story includes a piece of published research, accompanied by a commentary from the author of the research explaining:
· the origins of the research
· how research questions were formed
· factors influencing the choice of methodology and data collection techniques
· problems that arose and how these were dealt with
· personal reflections on the project.
The research examples included in this volume have been carefully selected to demonstrate the reality of researching with children from pre-school age to late adolescence. They reflect the different traditions and variety of methods of collecting data, including interview, evaluation, ethnography, experiment, survey, case study, questionnaire, longitudinal, and standardised assessment.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Education and Language Studies|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
|Depositing User:||Wendy Hunt|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jun 2009 08:54|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 11:30|
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