06/01 - Introduction to Research in Education

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1. Research Types

1.1. Polling

1.1.1. Open-ended

1.1.2. Choices

1.1.2.1. Scales

1.1.2.1.1. Likert Scale

1.1.3. Mixture

1.1.3.1. Semantic Differential

1.1.3.1.1. Weather

1.2. Telephone Surveys

1.3. Focus Groups

1.4. NAPLAN

1.5. Medical/ Scientific Research

1.6. Anthropological

1.7. In Education

1.7.1. Desktop

1.7.1.1. Literature reviews

1.7.2. Experimental research

1.7.2.1. Used in science

1.7.2.2. Before vs after research

1.7.3. Quantitative

1.7.3.1. NAPLAN

1.7.4. Qualitative

1.7.4.1. Case studies

1.7.5. Action Research

2. What is Research

2.1. Headwork

2.1.1. Thinking

2.2. Fieldwork

2.2.1. Doing the research

2.3. Textwork

2.3.1. Writing it up

3. Why do we need Research?

3.1. Teachers

3.1.1. Their view: Experience counts, theory doesn't

3.1.2. Used to make informed decisions to improve practice

3.2. Schools

3.2.1. Used to make informed decisions to improve outcomes

3.3. Parents

4. Action Research

4.1. Process for improving your teaching and students learning

4.2. 8 Features

4.2.1. 1. Identifying 1 or more specific problems

4.2.2. 2. Investigate the Problem

4.2.2.1. Exactly what is the problem?

4.2.2.2. What are the students doing/not doing?

4.2.2.3. Include literature review

4.2.3. 3. Review the Literature

4.2.4. 4. Choose an Intervention/ Approach

4.2.4.1. Will 'x' be an effective response to my problem?

4.2.5. 5. Determining Implementation and Monitoring Procedures

4.2.6. 6. Implementation

4.2.7. 7. Evaluation

4.2.8. 8. What Next??

4.3. Action Research Model

4.3.1. Is a cycle

4.3.1.1. Usually more than 1 loop

4.3.2. Has several stages

4.3.2.1. Each within the loops

4.4. RESOURCE

5. General Notes

5.1. Anything that requires you to survey students requires ethics approval

5.2. Research should be on your own teaching practice to avoid offending the school