Accessing and understanding research in education

Stephen Gorard, James Arthur (Editor), I Davies (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Introductory comments This chapter describes the range of evidence that exists relevant to educational studies, and discusses how to locate, read, and use such evidence. The evidence exists in publicly available datasets as well as in the writings of others. The chapter introduces some generic methods of assessing the quality and usefulness of evidence, including a key quality control principle. The chapter ends by outlining some ideas for future research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Educational Studies Routledge Textbook
    Place of PublicationAbingdon
    PublisherRoutledge
    Pages237-247
    ISBN (Print)9780415561365
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2010

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