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The Resource Research methods in early childhood : an introductory guide, Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon

Research methods in early childhood : an introductory guide, Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon

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Research methods in early childhood : an introductory guide
Title
Research methods in early childhood
Title remainder
an introductory guide
Statement of responsibility
Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Mukherji, Penny
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Albon, Deborah
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  • Early childhood education
  • Preschool children
Label
Research methods in early childhood : an introductory guide, Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Correlational method
  • The Mosaic Approach
  • Possibilities and limitations
  • 15.
  • Research design
  • The stages of planning a research project
  • Developing an area of investigation, research question or hypothesis
  • Choosing a research design
  • Choosing appropriate methods
  • Choosing a sample
  • Reliability and validity
  • Validity and reliability
  • Writing a research proposal
  • Keeping a research diary or journal
  • Working with a research supervisor
  • 16.
  • Reviewing the literature
  • What is a literature review?
  • Why is it important to conduct a literature review?
  • What makes for a successful literature review?
  • How to go about reviewing the literature
  • 17.
  • The possibilities and limitations of positivist research
  • Analysing and presenting data
  • What do we mean by analysis?
  • Getting organised
  • Quantitative methods of data analysis
  • Presenting quantitative data
  • Qualitative methods of data analysis
  • Presenting qualitative data
  • 18.
  • Writing up
  • Writing up a research project
  • 2.
  • Finding a 'voice' when writing up research
  • Writing the voices of others
  • Sharing what you have learnt with others
  • Beyond positivism: interpretivism, 'critical' theories and post-structuralism
  • What do we mean by interpretivism?
  • What do we mean by 'critical' theories in research?
  • What do we mean by post-structuralism?
  • Qualitative research and early childhood studies
  • Qualitative research approaches and methods
  • 1.
  • Combining qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • 3.
  • Ethics
  • What do we mean by 'ethics'?
  • Why is a consideration of ethics important in early childhood research?
  • What does 'informed consent' mean in the context of early childhood research?
  • Ethical considerations throughout the research process
  • Ethical guidelines, university ethics committees and legal considerations
  • 4.
  • Listening to young children
  • Positivist research
  • The development of interest in listening to young children
  • Ethical issues when involving young children in research
  • The child as researcher
  • 5.
  • Surveys
  • What is a survey?
  • Why are surveys used?
  • Designing a survey
  • The use of surveys in early childhood
  • 6.
  • Finding out about the world around us
  • Ethnography
  • What do we mean by 'ethnography'?
  • Ethnography and early childhood research
  • Carrying out ethnographic fieldwork
  • The possibilities and limitations of ethnographic research
  • 7.
  • Case studies
  • What is a case study?
  • Historical background
  • Case study design
  • What do we mean by a 'paradigm'?
  • Methods that can be used in case studies
  • Possibilities and limitations of using case studies
  • Ethics
  • 8.
  • Action research
  • What is action research?
  • Who does action research? The practitioner as researcher
  • The action research cycle
  • Methods used in action research
  • The possibilities and limitations of action research
  • The meaning and origins of positivism
  • 9.
  • Observation
  • Historical overview
  • When is it appropriate to use observation in research?
  • Types of observation
  • Recording information
  • 10.
  • Interviews
  • What is an interview?
  • When to use interviews
  • The scientific method
  • Types of interview
  • Carrying out and recording interviews
  • 11.
  • Questionnaires
  • What is a questionnaire?
  • Why are questionnaires used in research?
  • Types of question used in questionnaire design
  • Putting a questionnaire together
  • Administering a questionnaire
  • Possibilities and limitations of questionnaires
  • Positivism and the quantitative methodological approach
  • 12.
  • Using documents and visual texts
  • What is a document?
  • Social media and new technologies
  • Why might we use documents and visual texts in research?
  • How might we evaluate documentary sources?
  • 13.
  • journaling as a research tool
  • The self as a legitimate subject for study
  • What do we mean by a 'journal'?
  • Experimental method
  • Why use journaling as a research tool?
  • Tools to help develop reflective journal writing
  • The possibilities and limitations of using journaling as a research tool
  • 14.
  • Creative methods for listening to children in research
  • Listening to young children in research: developing an inclusive approach
  • Photography
  • Drawings
  • Play as a research strategy
  • Story-telling and narrative approaches
Control code
FIEb17795710
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781446273685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)896835564
Label
Research methods in early childhood : an introductory guide, Penny Mukherji and Deborah Albon
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Correlational method
  • The Mosaic Approach
  • Possibilities and limitations
  • 15.
  • Research design
  • The stages of planning a research project
  • Developing an area of investigation, research question or hypothesis
  • Choosing a research design
  • Choosing appropriate methods
  • Choosing a sample
  • Reliability and validity
  • Validity and reliability
  • Writing a research proposal
  • Keeping a research diary or journal
  • Working with a research supervisor
  • 16.
  • Reviewing the literature
  • What is a literature review?
  • Why is it important to conduct a literature review?
  • What makes for a successful literature review?
  • How to go about reviewing the literature
  • 17.
  • The possibilities and limitations of positivist research
  • Analysing and presenting data
  • What do we mean by analysis?
  • Getting organised
  • Quantitative methods of data analysis
  • Presenting quantitative data
  • Qualitative methods of data analysis
  • Presenting qualitative data
  • 18.
  • Writing up
  • Writing up a research project
  • 2.
  • Finding a 'voice' when writing up research
  • Writing the voices of others
  • Sharing what you have learnt with others
  • Beyond positivism: interpretivism, 'critical' theories and post-structuralism
  • What do we mean by interpretivism?
  • What do we mean by 'critical' theories in research?
  • What do we mean by post-structuralism?
  • Qualitative research and early childhood studies
  • Qualitative research approaches and methods
  • 1.
  • Combining qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • 3.
  • Ethics
  • What do we mean by 'ethics'?
  • Why is a consideration of ethics important in early childhood research?
  • What does 'informed consent' mean in the context of early childhood research?
  • Ethical considerations throughout the research process
  • Ethical guidelines, university ethics committees and legal considerations
  • 4.
  • Listening to young children
  • Positivist research
  • The development of interest in listening to young children
  • Ethical issues when involving young children in research
  • The child as researcher
  • 5.
  • Surveys
  • What is a survey?
  • Why are surveys used?
  • Designing a survey
  • The use of surveys in early childhood
  • 6.
  • Finding out about the world around us
  • Ethnography
  • What do we mean by 'ethnography'?
  • Ethnography and early childhood research
  • Carrying out ethnographic fieldwork
  • The possibilities and limitations of ethnographic research
  • 7.
  • Case studies
  • What is a case study?
  • Historical background
  • Case study design
  • What do we mean by a 'paradigm'?
  • Methods that can be used in case studies
  • Possibilities and limitations of using case studies
  • Ethics
  • 8.
  • Action research
  • What is action research?
  • Who does action research? The practitioner as researcher
  • The action research cycle
  • Methods used in action research
  • The possibilities and limitations of action research
  • The meaning and origins of positivism
  • 9.
  • Observation
  • Historical overview
  • When is it appropriate to use observation in research?
  • Types of observation
  • Recording information
  • 10.
  • Interviews
  • What is an interview?
  • When to use interviews
  • The scientific method
  • Types of interview
  • Carrying out and recording interviews
  • 11.
  • Questionnaires
  • What is a questionnaire?
  • Why are questionnaires used in research?
  • Types of question used in questionnaire design
  • Putting a questionnaire together
  • Administering a questionnaire
  • Possibilities and limitations of questionnaires
  • Positivism and the quantitative methodological approach
  • 12.
  • Using documents and visual texts
  • What is a document?
  • Social media and new technologies
  • Why might we use documents and visual texts in research?
  • How might we evaluate documentary sources?
  • 13.
  • journaling as a research tool
  • The self as a legitimate subject for study
  • What do we mean by a 'journal'?
  • Experimental method
  • Why use journaling as a research tool?
  • Tools to help develop reflective journal writing
  • The possibilities and limitations of using journaling as a research tool
  • 14.
  • Creative methods for listening to children in research
  • Listening to young children in research: developing an inclusive approach
  • Photography
  • Drawings
  • Play as a research strategy
  • Story-telling and narrative approaches
Control code
FIEb17795710
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd edition.
Extent
xii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781446273685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)896835564

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