12/11/2012 Biology Medicine
DOI: 10.4324/9780203609828-26 SemanticScholar ID: 220943178 MAG: 2270579931

Accessing and Understanding Research in Education

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Introductory comments This chapter describes the range of evidence that exists relevant to educational studies, and discusses how to locate, read, and use such evidence. The evidence exists in publicly available datasets as well as in the writings of others. The chapter introduces some generic methods of assessing the quality and usefulness of evidence, including a key quality control principle. The chapter ends by outlining some ideas for future research.

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Prof. Stephen Gorard

University of Durham - Professor in the School of Education

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