Author(s): Dr. Neil Burton
'This is a useful practical and easy to read book which makes a real connection between teaching and practitioner research. I have been looking for a new book for researchers and have no hesitation in asking my folk to get hold of a copy of this excellent book' - Dr Ian Terrell, Director of the Midwheb Partnership for Professional Development in Education, Middlesex University. This accessible book guides you through the whole process of successfully organizing and completing your education research project. The authors aim to provide you with the confidence and skills to engage in research which leads to qualification and can genuinely inform decision making.By establishing links between the teaching and research processes, the authors show how to adopt a robust approach to research which will ensure that your research project has a secure focus, conceptual framework and methodology. Key topics covered are: planning and preparation, carrying out practical research, reporting and gathering evidence, presentation and analysis, and putting research back into practice.