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Thomson, Pat, Hall, Christine - Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools (Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education) - 9781474242899 - V9781474242899
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Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools (Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education)

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Description for Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools (Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education) Hardcover. Series: Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education. Num Pages: 296 pages, 25 bw illus. BIC Classification: GPS; JNL. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 149 x 224 x 22. Weight in Grams: 514.
Schools are complex institutions. They do not easily reveal themselves to researchers who rely on only one or two methods. Understanding a school, its neighbourhood and its students requires a researcher with a more complex repertoire of verbal, statistical and visual research strategies. Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools shows how multiple methods can be used together to research schools, rather than dealing with decontextualised methods, one by one. Taking a novel theoretical approach to the school as a `place', the book offers grounded illustrations of schools as places from real case study and ethnographic ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Series
Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education
Condition
New
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781474242899
SKU
V9781474242899
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About Thomson, Pat, Hall, Christine
Pat Thomson is Professor of Education in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK. A former headteacher, she works with teachers and artists using action research and ethnographic approaches. Her research focuses on arts, learning and change in educational, gallery, museum and community settings. Christine Hall is Professor of Education in the School ... Read more

Reviews for Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools (Bloomsbury Research Methods for Education)
The authors are generous with their suggested further reading and because of the geographical lens offered these are likely to give the reader references that many educational researchers will be unfamiliar with. The quality and depth of the approaches that the authors suggest make me particularly confident in the robustness of these qualitative data generation approaches. However, the authors do ... Read more

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