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1. Introduction to Research Methods in Education

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Action Research, Research Method, TSL 3153 Topic 1
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  1. The aims of educational research 2. The characteristics of educational research 3.  Approaches in educational research a. The positivist approach b. The interpretive approach 4. Ethics of educational research a. The important aspects of research ethics b. Ethical codes    Add to knowledge  Improve practice  Inform policy debates  Source: Creswell (2012).  1. Educational research attempts to solve a problem. 2. Research involves gathering new data from primary or first-hand sources or using existing data for a new purpose. 3. Research is based upon observable experience or empirical evidence. 4. Research demands accurate observation and description. Research has a distinct set of steps, usually, consists of 6 steps: i.Identifying a research problem. ii.Reviewing the literature. iii.Specifying a purpose for research. iv.Collecting data. v. Analysing and interpreting the data. vi.Reporting and evaluating research. Source: Anderson (1998) and Creswell (2012).  5. Research generally employs carefully designed procedures and rigorous analysis. 6. Research emphasizes the development of generalizations, principles or theories that will help in understanding, prediction and/or control. 7. Research requires expertise — familiarity with the field; competence in methodology; technical skill in collecting and analyzing the data. 8. Research attempts to find an objective, unbiased solution to the problem and takes great pains to validate the procedures employed. 9. Research is a deliberate and unhurried activity which is directional but often refines the problem or questions as the research progresses. 10. Research is carefully recorded and reported to other persons interested in the problem. Source: Anderson (1998)
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