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Research Methods in Early Childhood: An Introductory Guide
£24.99

RESEARCH METHODS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD: AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE

PAPERBACK BY MUKHERJI, PENNY; ALBON, DEBORAH

£24.99

ISBN
9781446273692
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
344 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
17 NOV 2014

DESCRIPTION

Packed full of even more examples of research methods in practice, this second edition now comes with a fantastic website giving you all you need to understand research methods in early childhood. With new case studies and reflective tasks throughout, this bestselling textbook covers all you need to know about undertaking research in early childhood, including action research, ethics and doing your research project. Online, you'll find: - Quizzes to test your methods knowledge - Free journal articles with accompanying activities to broaden understanding and develop critical thinking - Useful web links as well as videos of the authors answering FAQs about research If you are undertaking research in early childhood then this book is for you. ? Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon will be discussing ideas from Research Methods in Early Childhood in the SAGE Early Years Masterclass, a free professional development experience hosted by Kathy Brodie. To sign up, or for more information, click here.

CONTENTS

Part I: Paradigms and PrinciplesChapter 1: Positivist ResearchBeyond Positivism: Interpretivism, `Critical' Paradigms and Post-StructuralismChapter 3: EthicsChapter 4: Listening to ChildrenPart II: Approaches to ResearchChapter 5: SurveysChapter 6: EthnographyChapter 7: Case StudiesChapter 8: Action ResearchPart III: MethodsChapter 9: ObservationChapter 10: InterviewsChapter 11: QuestionnairesChapter 12: Using Documents and Other Visual `Texts'Chapter 13: Using Journaling as a Research ToolChapter 14: Creative Methods for Listening to Children in ResearchPart IV: Carrying out a Research ProjectChapter 15: Research DesignChapter 16: Reviewing the LiteratureChapter 17: Analysing and Presenting DataChapter 18: Writing up