Quantitative Research in Education
Edited by Stephen Gorard
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Quantitative Research in Education by Stephen Gorard
Book DescriptionThis major work captures cutting-edge and seminal practice from around the world in quantitative research in education. It encompasses innovations in survey and experimental research and showcases the methodological side of such innovations alongside substantive issues in education itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847873279
(234mm x 156mm x 81mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Gorard
Research Design, Paperback (February 2012)
This book discusses the nature of design, design notation, a flexible approach to new designs, a range of standard design models, and tips for real-life problems - all in an easy to understand style, for those wanting to design research and make critical judgements about the designs of others
Equity in Education, Hardback (February 2010)
Based on the views of teenagers across Europe and in the Far East, this book argues that we need to reconsider how we judge schools and what they are for. It shows that the treatment of pupils in schools makes more difference to teenagers' views on society, and on what it means to be fair, than it does to differences in attainment.
Using Everyday Numbers Effectively in Research, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Stephen Gorard
Illustrates how numbers can be used successfully for research purposes - without you ever having to consider confidence intervals, probability densities, Gaussian distributions, or any of those complicated and generally useless things that appear in treatises on statistics. This guide is useful for educational and social science researchers.
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Author Biography - Stephen Gorard
Stephen Gorard is the Professor of Education Research at the University of Birmingham, Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, introducer for the ESRC Grant Awarding Panel A, and a methods expert for the US Institute of Education Science panel on Mathematics and Science. His research concerns the robust evaluation of education as a lifelong society-wide process, focused on issues of equity and effectiveness. He has successfully conducted over 70 projects funded by government and other sources, and is the author of hundreds of research books and articles. His work appears regularly in the media, and is much used by local and international policy-makers. He is currently an evaluator for the European Commission Directorate-General for Regional Policy, the Educational Endowment Foundation, the Learning and Skills Information Service, the Department of Work and Pensions, and the Food Standards Agency.
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