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2009

                    ESH 714
                UNDERSTANDING
              EDUCATIONAL ENQUIRY




University of Tasman...
ESH 714



                      Serena Tan Quee Lan




                                                    2009
    Unde...
MIND MAP
  • Types of                                      • Questionnaire
    Approaches                                 ...
What
VARIBLES
                       Independe
    Dependent
    Va r i a b l e s        nt
                        Variab...
What
TYPES OF APPROACHES

           Research          Research
                                            Paradigms
    ...
What
RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES

                              Historical


             Action                             Et...
How

PRACTICALITIES

                                     Polls and
                                      Survey
         ...
How

CONDUCTING AN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
                                     1. Review
                                   ...
IDEA AND METHOD   Whe
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IDEA DRIVE APPROACH TO RESEARCH
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IDEA DRIVEN RESEARCH APPROACH Whe
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Well defined Research Questions


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METHODOLOGY DRIVEN RESEARCH APPROACH         Whe
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IDEOLOGY, POLITICS AND PRAGMATISM                   Why


                   Politic
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  Confidenti...
SAFEGUARDING HIGH ETHICAL
STANDARD IN RESEARCH                                        Why

                             • ...
REFERENCES
•   Buckingham, J. (2003). Class Size and Teacher Quality. Educational Research for Policy and Practice 2: 71-8...
THANK YOU




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  1. 1. 2009 ESH 714 UNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL ENQUIRY University of Tasmania 1
  2. 2. ESH 714 Serena Tan Quee Lan 2009 Understanding Educational Enquiry My portfolio of work Submit To: Professor Rosemary Callingham From: qltan Email: qltan@utas.edu.au 2
  3. 3. MIND MAP • Types of • Questionnaire Approaches s • Moderator • Interviews Variable • Observation Paradigms Practicalities What How EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH When Why Quality in Ethical • Research Research Issues • Ethical question Dilemmas • Politics & • Research & educational Children Research 3
  4. 4. What VARIBLES Independe Dependent Va r i a b l e s nt Variables 4
  5. 5. What TYPES OF APPROACHES Research Research Paradigms Approaches Types Conflict Paradigm Ethno methodology Non- Structural experimental Functionalism Feminist 1. Macro- Paradigms Micro-theory Rational 2. Qualitative Objectivity & Quantitative Reconsidered True Experiment Positivism Quasi- experimental 5
  6. 6. What RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES Historical Action Ethnograph Research ic Methodologi es Observatio n Survey Experimenta Interviews l 6
  7. 7. How PRACTICALITIES Polls and Survey Questionnaires Interviews Data Collection Participant Observer Observations Non- participant Observer 7
  8. 8. How CONDUCTING AN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 1. Review Literature Clarify concepts and 2. 8. variables Methodology Recommen Experimental dation and , Quasi- Application experiment or Narrative 3. 7. Data Define Measurements Analysis Research Techniques Statistical and Question and Data Interpretative Collection Methods 4. Sampling 6. Recording Random or Systematic Selective processing of Sample size data collected 5. Data Population Collections Observations, Interviews, Surveys, Questionnaires 8
  9. 9. IDEA AND METHOD Whe n 9
  10. 10. IDEA DRIVE APPROACH TO RESEARCH Whe n Research Questions Ethical Issues Research Methodologies 10
  11. 11. IDEA DRIVEN RESEARCH APPROACH Whe n Well defined Research Questions Ethical Methodolog Issue y Literature Review Quality Outcomes 11
  12. 12. METHODOLOGY DRIVEN RESEARCH APPROACH Whe n Literature Review Ethical Issues Research Question Quality Outcome 12
  13. 13. IDEOLOGY, POLITICS AND PRAGMATISM Why Politic s Confidentiali Research No Harm ty And Trust with Rigorous Children method Ethics in Research Respect Informed & Consent Rights Quality Ethical Outcome Code of Conduct 13
  14. 14. SAFEGUARDING HIGH ETHICAL STANDARD IN RESEARCH Why • National Statement on Ethical Ethical Conduct in Human Research Guidelines • Code of Professional Ethics and Practices • Researcher honesty • Academician Morale Obligation watchdog • Institutional Review Board • Informed consent Individual • Confidentiality Rights to • Privacy • No harm 14
  15. 15. REFERENCES • Buckingham, J. (2003). Class Size and Teacher Quality. Educational Research for Policy and Practice 2: 71-86, 2003. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. • Burns, R.B. (2000). (4th Ed.). Introduction to Research Methods. Australia: Pearson Education Australia. Charles, C. M. (1998). (3rd Ed.). Introduction to Educational Resesarch. N.Y.: Addison Wesley Longman. • Hemmings, A. (2006). Great Ethical Divides: Bridging the Gap Between Instituational Review Boards and Researchers. Educational Researcher (2006, May), 12-18. • Elliott, J. (1990). Educational Research in Crisis: Performance indicators and the decline in excellence. British Educational Research Journal. Vol. 16(1), 1990. • Lawson, A.E. (2005). Editorial: Conducting high quality research. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. 3(1), 1-5. • Edmonds, C.N. (2003). Ethical Considerations When Conducting Research on Children in the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Nepal. International Labour Organization (ILO), International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), Geneva. • Ng, P.T. (2003). The Singapore School and the School Excellence Model. Educational Research for Policy and Practice 2: 27–39, 2003. • Elliott, J. (1990). Educational Research in Crisis: Performance indicators and the decline in excellence. British Educational Research Journal. Vol. 16(1), 1990. • Gage, N. L. (1989). The Paradigm Wars and Their Aftermath, A “historical” sketch of research on teaching since 1989. Educational Researcher (1989), p. 4-10. • Husen, T. (1988). Research Paradigms in Education. Interchange. 19(1): 2-13. • Keeves, J. P. (1997) (Ed.). (2nd Ed.). Educational Research, Methodology: An international Handbook. Australia: Pergamon. • Le Compete, M. D., Millroy, W. J., & Preissle, J. (Eds.). (1992). The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education. New York: Academic Press, Inc. (Chapter 1, Posturing Qualitative Inquiry by Harry F. Wolcott). • Riehl, C. (2006). Feeling Better: A Comparison of Medical Research and Education Research. Educational Researcher (2006, June/July), 24-29. • Rodwell, W. G. (2009). „Death by a thousand cuts‟: A History of the Tasmanian Essential Learnings Curriculum: 2000-2006. University of Tasmania (Unpublished PhD. Thesis). 15
  16. 16. THANK YOU 16

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