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Research Methods: Home

A curated list of resources describing and exploring Research Methods in Education

About this guide

Welcome! This guide (while it is not exhaustive) lists a number of key Research Methods resources available to MIE Staff and Students in print and online. You can also use the Sage Research Methods tools Methods Map and Project Planner to help you visualise and plan your research projects. See the pages above for sources specific to different methods. 

Teachers' Research Exchange (T-REX)

Sage Research Methods Project Planner

 

Sage Research Methods: Methods Map

MIE Library Quick Links

Academic databases

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Popular research methods books in the Library

The list below is a sample of the books available in the Library. Use the Call number/shelf-mark to locate the book on the shelf. Always check the Catalogue for real-time information about the book's availability. 

Web resources for research

Academic journals for research methods

Research methods eBooks

Tips for first time researchers

Choosing which method to use

How do I choose between different research methods?

Quality of research: How do I know if my research findings are any good?

Research Methods for Education

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