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    DescriptionAcross the world, universities are transforming their teaching and learning practices to meet the challenges facing Higher Education in the 21st century. Research into teaching and learning in Higher Education has never been a more important issue. Growing numbers of academics across disciplines are conducting research in their teaching. This book presents contemporary approaches to researching university teaching and learning to address this rising demand. The author provides a much needed comprehensive yet basic approach for conducting this type of research. A perfect resource for new lecturers, professional developers, researchers and graduate students; this book provides useful and effective guidance for conducting teaching and learning research in Higher Education. Filling a clear gap in the market, this book covers all the essential methodological and theoretical bases needed to engage in Higher Education research. This book offers a refreshingly light yet serious approach to research which has proved to yield significant advances in the field, allowing new academics from any discipline to effectively conduct higher education research. Each chapter covers the following: FRAMING HIGHER EDUCATION RESEARCH Generating an ETHICAL FRAMEWORK QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS FOCUS GROUP RESEARCH SEMI-STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS NARRATIVE INQUIRY ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACHES CASE STUDY RESEARCH ACTION RESEARCH APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY PHENOMENOGRAPHY RESEARCHING THRESHOLD CONCEPTS VISUAL RESEARCH EVALUATION APPROACHES This book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in up to date theories and methods for conducting teaching and learning research in Higher Education.


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    Title
    Researching Learning in Higher Education
    Subtitle
    An Introduction to Contemporary Methods and Approaches
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Glynis Cousin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415991650
    ISBN 10: 041599165X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.9
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: JMRL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 24
    BIC subject category V2: JNMH
    BISAC V2.8: TEC015000, EDU015000
    DC21: 378.0072
    DC22: 378.0072
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: LB2326.3 .C685 2009
    Ingram Theme: INDS/EDHSTD
    Thema V1.0: JMR, JNM
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    10 black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    David Fulton Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    David Fulton Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    20 February 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Glynis Cousin is a senior advisor at the Higher Education Academy. She is one of the UK's foremost educational researchers and has extensive experience working with teachers in many disciplines. She has written a number of titles on Educational Development, Teaching and Learning and Research.
    Table of contents
    @contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Methodological Issues Chapter 3: Evaluation Research Chapter 4: Case Study Research Chapter 5: Action Research Chapter 6: Interviews Chapter 7: Focus Group Research Chapter 8: Ethnography Chapter 9: Critical incident analysis Chapter 10: Researching online Chapter 11: Quantitative Research Chapter 12: Appreciative Inquiry Chapter 13: Researching from a disciplinary perspective Chapter 14: Ethical Issues Chapter 15: Analysing Qualitative Data Chapter 16: Conclusion