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Poth, Cheryl – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Educational research teams are increasingly recognized as an optimal configuration for addressing more complex mixed methods research problems; however, their development is often approached as a conventional research collaboration rather than an integrative one. An approach informed by complexity theory provides the practical guidance for…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Researchers, Difficulty Level, Teamwork
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Falloon, Garry – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Criticisms have been levelled at e-research that limited knowledge has been produced helpful for guiding educators in using digital tools more effectively for teaching and learning. This issue has become more acute with the emergence of mobile devices that enable learners to transition across different learning spaces and times. Traditional data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Elliot, Dely Lazarte; Reid, Kate; Baumfield, Vivienne – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
Despite the exponential growth of visual research in the social sciences in the last three decades, continuing empirical enquiries are arguably more relevant than ever. Earlier research employed visual methods primarily to investigate distinct cultural practices, often seeking the views of marginalized, challenging or hard-to-reach participants.…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Figurative Language, Social Science Research, Photography
Mavrou, Katerina; Douglas, Graeme; Lewis, Ann – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2007
This paper focuses primarily on the methodological considerations of a study investigating the interactions of pairs of disabled and non-disabled children working together on computer-based tasks, in mainstream primary schools in Cyprus. Twenty dyads of pupils (each pair comprising a disabled child and a non-disabled peer), were observed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Verbal Communication, Interaction, Research Methodology
Tobin, Joseph – International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 2005
The metaphor of scaling up is the wrong one to use for describing and prescribing educational change. Many of the strategies being employed to achieve scaling up are counter-productive: they conceive of practitioners as delivery agents or consumers, rather than as co-constructors of change. An approach to educational innovation based on the…
Descriptors: Training, Scaling, Figurative Language, Educational Change