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Gripton, Catherine; Vincent, Kerry – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2021
The importance of children's perspectives is now well-established and there has been much attention afforded to appropriate methods for listening to children within the research. Whilst language-based research methods, such as interview, remain commonplace, children's representations are increasingly included as data in educational research.…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Toys, Data Collection, Student Experience
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Outhwaite, Laura A.; Gulliford, Anthea; Pitchford, Nicola J. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2020
Randomized control trials (RCTs) are commonly regarded as the 'gold standard' for evaluating educational interventions. While this experimental design is valuable in establishing causal relationships between the tested intervention and outcomes, reliance on statistical aggregation typically underplays the situated context in which interventions…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Intervention, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Neumann, Michelle M.; Neumann, David L. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Touch screen tablets are being increasingly used in schools for learning and assessment. However, the validity and reliability of assessments delivered via tablets are largely unknown. The present study tested the psychometric properties of a tablet-based app designed to measure early literacy skills. Tablet-based tests were also compared with…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Computer Assisted Testing, Handheld Devices, Emergent Literacy
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Nolan, Andrea; Paatsch, Louise; Scull, Janet – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Using video as a mode of data generation in research involving young children and their teachers has become a more common practice in educational research. Digital video recordings provide the opportunity to capture the complexity of interactions that occur between people, time, space and objects, however, working with this methodology and form of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level, Young Children
Lunn, Paul; Bishop, Alison – International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 2005
This article arose from a series of workshops with practitioners in early years teaching. The workshops addressed how history could be taught to very young children, three- to five-years-old. The authors were aware that there was a widely held belief that history was inappropriate for the very young child. The authors felt that this was because of…
Descriptors: Workshops, Young Children, Foreign Countries, History Instruction