This is designed for those learning qualitative research and those more advanced in the field. It focuses on understanding both the cognitive processes of qualitative research and the affective "feel" engendered.
Designed for secondary teachers to help and support delivery of key areas of the UK curriculum, namely work related learning, the Every Child Matters agenda, social and emotional competencies, and enterprise, this book offers insights and useful information, as well as practical and proven tools and techniques for students.
Consisting of an in-depth introduction providing the theory and practice of improving students' motivation, together with a photocopiable resource, this book provides a low cost and easily administered intervention for improving students' motivation.
Effective evaluation can provide valuable insights into the way a programme, a course or an organisation is being run, and direction for improvement. This widely-used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists in the human services who need to do evaluation as part of a busy workload.
This workbook is like having a personal career coach. It's filled with quizzes, questionnaires and check-lists to help job hunters and career chnagers discover their skills and strengths. Providing the latest career advice, it motivates graduates and working professionals alike to follow their dream.
Presents a framework for making methodological decisions and conducting research and evaluations that promote social justice. This work shows how to formulate research questions based on community needs, develop researcher-community partnerships grounded in trust and respect, and apply qualitative and mixed-methods data collection strategies.
Providing the key principles and methods needed to conduct a transdisciplinary study, this brief, introductory guide also offers numerous examples from multiple research sectors to show its effectiveness.
Building in Research and Evaluation proposes a broad cyclical theory of human inquiry and evaluation that can form the basis of progress toward social justice and human betterment and shows evidence of the applications of this theory in human services and social science.
Packed full of essential study advice on topics such as reading strategies and exam technique, plus information on the latest assistive technology, this one-stop guide motivates, inspires and guides students with dyslexia and other SpLDs to succeed throughout your studies.
In this empirically-grounded analysis, Lorenza Antonucci compares the lives of university students at a time of austerity and financial crisis from three very different European welfare systems - Italy, England and Sweden.
Using examples from a variety of disciplines, this helpful guide verses readers in the best practices for planning, writing and winning research grants, offering novices the tools they need to begin writing grants and allowing those with more experience to sharpen their skills.
The bestseller that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design continues in its Fourth Edition to help students and researchers prepare their plan or proposal for a scholarly journal article, dissertation or thesis
Using lively examples and friendly tips gleaned from his own and other researchers' experiences, and a warm, reflective writing style, Harry F Wolcott offers readers suggestions for writing up qualitative research.
This thoroughly practical book combines cognitive and behavioural approaches with vocational counselling and coaching for the first time, providing clear, practical strategies and a wealth of materials that can be used with clients in one-to-one or group settings.
In this fabulous little book, David Silverman lays bare what he considers to be good and bad qualitative research and gets readers thinking about how they can come to understand the world and each other better through qualitative methods.
Providing support, guidance, and an aid to study, this handy guide helps you adapt to life as a student in the UK. You will find tips and information on life skills, cultural differences and university life, as well as key research and study skills.
With tips on punctuation, style, grammar and essay structure, this handy guide provides succinct and practical guidance on students' most common areas of concern in their written work. Each tip is supplemented by authentic examples of student writing; suggested re-writes; and appropriate self-help exercises.
This concise guide shows you how to develop convincing academic arguments and create an effective personal style for presenting them. From planning a logical structure to conveying your ideas in precise language, this book takes you through every stage of assignment writing with the argument firmly in focus.