Category Archives: Research

Research Methods for Education in the Digital Age

What is research in education? And what is it for in a digital age? Reflecting upon these questions, this engaging introduction provides critical discussion about the dilemmas of researching education in the digital age and ways forward for research in … Continue reading

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The University campus as a transdisciplinary living laboratory

How can transdisciplinary educators help students reflexively understand their position in the field of research? Often this means giving students the opportunity to go beyond being observers of social reality to experience themselves as potential agents of change. To enable … Continue reading

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Demonstrating criticality in the Doctoral literature review

We have written many posts on reviewing literature—you will find more by using our blog’s search engine. The topic deserves our turning back to it from time to time because the task is challenging. The beginning of the process requires … Continue reading

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Developing research questions

All research is informed by a question, though how this question is phrased and presented (if at all) no doubt depends on the discipline one is located within. Research questions can guide empirical studies, of course, but they can also … Continue reading

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Designing Research in Education: Concepts and Methodologies

This is a clear introduction to the methodological and philosophical debates in the field of education research. It sets out the key ideas, questions, and dilemmas which inform all research and then, through the careful use of case studies and … Continue reading

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Digital Methods for Social Science

This timely book inspires researchers to deploy relevant, effective, innovative digital methods. It explores the relationship of such methods to ‘mainstream’ social science; interdisciplinarity; innovations in digital research tools; the opportunities (and challenges) of digital methods in researching social life; … Continue reading

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Research Strategies for a Digital Age

Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. The … Continue reading

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Understanding Research in the Digital Age

A guide to understanding digital research from both a conceptual and practical perspective, helping the reader to make sense of the issues, challenges and opportunities of social science research in the digital age. The book will help the reader to understand … Continue reading

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A Qualitative Framework for Collecting and Analyzing Data in Focus Group Research

Despite the abundance of published material on conducting focus groups, scant specific information exists on how to analyze focus group data in social science research. Thus, the authors provide a new qualitative framework for collecting and analyzing focus group data. … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Inquiry in the Classroom

For the moment let’s set aside the details associated with various methodologies and think about the core elements of the research process. In most cases, we begin with a problem and define the questions we want to answer. We find … Continue reading

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