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  • Principles of Methodology

    Research Design in Social Science

    This book provides a comprehensive, accessible guide to social science methodology. In so doing, it establishes methodology as distinct from both methods and philosophy.Most existing textbooks deal with methods, or sound ways of collecting and analysing data to generate findings. In contrast, this innovative book shows how an understanding of methodology allows us to design research so that ... Read more

    $43.19 USD

  • Principles of Methodology

    Research Design in Social Science

    This book provides a comprehensive, accessible guide to social science methodology. In so doing, it establishes methodology as distinct from both methods and philosophy.Most existing textbooks deal with methods, or sound ways of collecting and analysing data to generate findings. In contrast, this innovative book shows how an understanding of methodology allows us to design research so that ... Read more

    $43.19 USD

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    This book provides students with a concise introduction to the philosophy of methodology. The book stands apart from existing methodology texts by clarifying in a student-friendly and engaging way distinctions between philosophical positions, paradigms of inquiry, methodology and methods. Building an understanding of the relationships and distinctions between philosophical positions and paradigms ... Read more

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  • Language Teacher Education for a Global Society

    A Modular Model for Knowing, Analyzing, Recognizing, Doing, and Seeing

    series ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series
    The field of second/foreign language teacher education is calling out for a coherent and comprehensive framework for teacher preparation in these times of accelerating economic, cultural, and educational globalization. Responding to this call, this book introduces a state-of-the-art model for developing prospective and practicing teachers into strategic thinkers, exploratory researchers, and ... Read more

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  • Pedagogy, Symbolic Control, and Identity

    series Critical Perspectives Series: A Book Series Dedicated to Paulo Freire
    This book, the fifth in the series developing Bernstein's code theory, presents a lucid account of the most recent developments of this code theory and, importantly, shows the close relation between this development and the empirical research to which the theory has given rise. Pedagogy, Symbolic Control and Identity addresses the central issue of Bernstein's research project: are there any ... Read more

    $53.59 USD

  • Doing a Literature Review

    Releasing the Research Imagination

    by Chris Hart ...
    series SAGE Study Skills Series
    The ultimate guide to the ‘what’, ‘how’ and ‘why’ of literature reviewing, the second edition of the classic text shows how the literature review will unlock the full potential of one′s research with:A thorough exploration of the literature review process from start to finishTwo brand new chapters explaining the different types of review and evidence and evaluationExtended examples that show you ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Discovery of Grounded Theory

    Strategies for Qualitative Research

    Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested. In The Discovery of Grounded Theory, Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss address the equally Important enterprise of how the discovery of theory from data—systematically obtained and analyzed in social research—can be furthered. The discovery of theory ... Read more

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  • Vygotsky and Research

    by Harry Daniels ...
    This book provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky. A concise introduction to Vygotsky’s original thesis and discussions on his approach to research methods is given; this is followed by an exploration of the research practices which have arisen in fields developed on the basis of his ... Read more

    $51.29 USD

  • Going Beyond the Theory/Practice Divide in Early Childhood Education

    Introducing an Intra-Active Pedagogy

    series Contesting Early Childhood
    Going Beyond the Theory/Practice Divide in Early Childhood Education focuses on the use of pedagogical documentation as a tool for learning and transformation. Based on innovative research, the author presents new approaches to learning in early childhood education, shifting attention to the force and impact which material objects and artefacts can have in learning. Drawing upon the theories of ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Subject Learning in the Primary Curriculum

    Issues in English, Science and Maths

    The emphasis on subject knowledge in primary curricula is a world-wide phenomenon and has become increasingly the focus of attention in England, with the introduction of the National Curriculum and the appointment of subject co-ordinators in schools. Yet what exactly constitutes a subject and its practice remains controversial.The book is organised into five parts. Part one examines the general ... Read more

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  • Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language

    series ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series
    What general principles should inform a socioculturally sensitive pedagogy for teaching English as an International Language and what practices would be consistent with these principles?This text explores the pedagogical implications of the continuing spread of English and its role as an international language, highlighting the importance of socially sensitive pedagogy in contexts outside inner ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • Grounded Theory

    by Dan Remenyi ...
    series The Reader Series
    Grounded theory is probably the most successful method proposed to social scientists in the 20th century, and this can only be partly attributed to the fact that it is democratised theory development making this available to all competent researchers.The ideas elucidated by Grounded Thoery are far too important to be left up to grounded theorists alone or put another way the real power of the ... Read more

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