Using Social Theory in Educational Research by Mark Dressman
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Using Social Theory in Educational Research
By Mark Dressman

Using Social Theory in Educational Research

A Practical Guide

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Using Social Theory in Educational Research by Mark Dressman

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Using Social Theory in Educational Research is organised to help practising educators and novice researchers who have little familiarity with social theory to: * be introduced to major schools of social theory, their basic concepts, and their general applicability to educational issues * develop an understanding of and appreciation for its potential to improve their own practice * gain practical insight into how theory can function as a warrant, or support, for data interpretation * through the use of multiple practical examples, learn how to integrate theory into their own work more effectively Selected Contents: 1. Getting Theoretical 2. An Illustrated Tour of How Theory Works (and Doesn't Work) in Educational Research 3. Framing Research Theoretically, Part One: Planning and Data Collection 4. Framing Research Theoretically 5.When Research Meets Research

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415436403
ISBN-10: 0415436400
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Offers an introduction of major schools of social theory, their basic concepts, and their general applicability to educational issues. This book helps readers gain insight into how theory can function as a warrant, or support, for data interpretation through the use of multiple practical examples.

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Author Biography - Mark Dressman

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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