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Academic Research Skills - a brief overview

Why? What? How? The briefest of introductions...
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Stuart Mitchell

on 7 May 2016

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Transcript of Academic Research Skills - a brief overview

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Academic Research Skills
data collection methods
time


horizons
research





strategies
research
approach
research philosophy
secondary data
survey - questionnaire
case study
action research
non-participant observation
structured interviews
guided interviews
inductive
postivism
interpretivism
theory generating
Academic
projects often share the following characteristics
each project has a specific purpose or brief
a project is based on research – both primary and secondary.
a project focuses on one topic in depth
a project is usually outside of the usual patterns of study or work.
●a project must be completed within a given time.
requires good organisation, planning and time management
unique
informed
focused
set apart, yet relevant
time-bound
managed
Do you have a personal interest in this topic?
Will it help you improve practice?
Why is it important...
->to you?
-->to your students?
--->to your department?
What are the limitations of...
->time?
-->resources?
--->information?
before you begin...
questions
interviews
observations
longitudinal
deductive
macro
micro
structure
individual
Educational researchers aim to extend knowledge and understanding in all areas of educational activity and from all perspectives including learners, educators, policymakers and the public.
(BERA, 2011, p.4)
Educational research aims critically to inform educational judgements and decisions in order to improve educational action.
(Bassey, 2007, p.147)
(Hargreaves, 2007, p.10)
Changing the research agenda and research process means adopting as an essential prerequisite of improvement,
cross sectional
theory testing
to what end?
research is not the reserve of 'academics'...
...but the right of all educators
, in all aspects of the research process, from the creation of strategic research plans, the selection of research priorities and the funding of projects through to the dissemination and implementation of policies and practices arising from or influenced by research findings.
the involvement of user communities, policy makers and practitioners
a question?
a hypothesis?
vs.
so what?
now what?
Research...?
Why? What? How?
a brief
overview
what?
Practice
Based
Enquiry
EDU7219
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