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Applying Theory to Educational Research free pdf Applying Theory to Educational Research provides educational researchers with an accessible introduction to the process of selecting and applying theories in their work. * Offers an innovative and accessible approach to educational research by providing practical examples of the application of theory * Gives 'hands-on' accounts for the researcher and practitioner * Explains and discusses complex ideas in the light of experience in using and applying them * Covers the application of major theorists such as Bourdieu, Foucault, Weber, Derrida, and Vygotsky For beginning researchers, theory can be one of the most stimulating - yet intellectually daunting - aspects of academic work. Applying Theory to Educational Research provides new educational researchers with a uniquely accessible introduction to the process of selecting and applying theories in their own work. Written by a team of leading educationalists writing from the perspective of new researchers, clearly structured chapters introduce individual theorists and their ideas, present their applications and limitations, and provide extensive references and suggestion for further reading. Major theorists such as Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Foucault, Max Weber, Jacques Derrida, and Lev Vygotsky are included, along with many more recent educational theorists. Throughout the text, helpful hints and signposts are provided to alert readers to the potential pitfalls of applying theory. Innovative and illuminating, Applying Theory to Educational Research offers a wealth of practical insights that will point the way for novice researchers struggling to navigate an often daunting intellectual obstacle course.

About Jeff Adams

Jeff Adams is Professor of Education at the University ofChester and Principal Editor of the International Journal of Artand Design Education. He is the author of DocumentaryGraphic Novels and Social Realism (2008) and co-authorof Teaching Through Contemporary Art (2008).

Matt Cochrane is Senior Lecturer in Education at EdgeHill University. He is a co-author of Teaching Science(2009).

Linda Dunne is Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow atEdge Hill University. She is a member of the British EducationalResearch Council.


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Author : Jeff Adams
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 28 October 2011
ISBN : 0470972351
EAN : 9780470972359
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 252 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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