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This book is the essential guide to research in educational leadership and management by bringing together expert original contributions to present a comprehensive and accessible resource for new and experienced researchers in the field.
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Marianne Coleman is Reader Emerita in Educational Leadership at University College London, Institute of Education. Before a career in higher education at the University of Leicester and the Institute of Education she was a secondary school teacher and an advisory teacher in an LEA. Now retired, she continues to research and write focusing on her interest in gender and leadership and wider issues of diversity and social justice. She has recently co-authored a book on ageing and is a trustee of the Nurture Group Network, an educational charity which supports children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.Review:
′The book is notably successful in the way it combines a review of the principles and methods of research with recent advances in the field... The editors′ claim that it is core reading for those undertaking masters and doctoral level research is well met.′ - School Leadership and Management
`In a competitive field of educational research methods this book offers those interested in educational leadership and management an alternative conceptualisation of research methods, and will no doubt help those researching in this field′ - Gill Nicholls, British Journal of Educational Studies
`It can be strongly recommended as an introductory text for students engaged in virtually any field of educational research and readers of this journal should not be deterred by its specialist title′ - Eric Hoyle, Escalate
`The attempt to contextualize methodology does make the work more accessible than other more general texts, and it will therefore be particularly useful to those beginning to develop a research approach to their professional context′ - Sue Crowley, Learning and Skills Research
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2002. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP96671068