Table of contents for Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers in education and social science / Judith Bell.


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Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

Part one: Preparing the ground

Approaches to educational research
Planning the project
Negotiating access, ethics and the problems of 'inside' research
Keeping records, making notes and locating libraries
Finding and searching information sources
The literature review

Part two: Selecting methods of data collection

Introduction
The analysis of documentary evidence
Designing and administering questionnaires
Planning and conducting interviews
Diaries
Observation studies

Part three: Interpreting the evidence and reporting the findings

Introduction
Interpretation and presentation of the evidence
Writing the report
Postscript
References
Index.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Education Research, Education Research Methodology, Social sciences Research, Social sciences Research Methodology, Independent study