Using Social Theory in Educational Research : A Practical Guide, Paperback Book


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


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social theory
  • ISBN: 9780415436410



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