Teachers' use of research evidence a case study of united learning schools michelle judkins oliver stacey tami mccrone matthew inniss published in july 2014 by the national foundation for educational research. Three major research designs could be used for classroom action research projects: pretest-posttest designs, comparisons of similar classes, and case studies a case study was used to compare on-line teaching versus traditional classroom teaching and their corresponding learning outcomes. Organizations and individuals around the world are meeting their goals with the help of google's solutions programs and funding for education read their stories. The authors bring together the practical and the theoretical, enabling readers to build expertise on the principles and practice of case study research, as well as engaging with possible theoretical frameworks they also highlight the place of case study as a key component of educational research.
This book provides an accessible introduction to using case studies it makes sense of literature in this area, and shows how to generate collaborations and. Natalie is a teacher and holds an ma in english education and is in progress on her phd in psychology there are three major reasons to do case study research: case study design. Despite being one of the most frequently used qualitative research methodologies in educational research, the methodologists do not have a full consensus on the design and implementation of case study, which hampers its full evolution.
Abstract: a number of issues can affect sample size in qualitative research however, the guiding principle should be the concept of saturation this has been explored in detail by a number of authors but is still hotly debated, and some say little understood a sample of phd studies using. For example, if the research problem is to identify strategies to improve policies that support girl's access to secondary education in predominantly muslim nations, you could consider using azerbaijan as a case study rather than selecting a more obvious nation in the middle east. Using case study betsy to understand down's syndrome & dementia nln nursing education research grants guidelines these unfolding cases combine the power of. The center for applied research and educational improvement (carei) at the one type is evidence from qualitative case studies studies providing this type of. To request a free copy of the research briefs, contact cel's office at 206-221-6881 or [email protected] access additional academic research and papers case studies | center for educational leadership.
Interviewing is one of the most common methods used in small-scale educational research this book is about semi-structured interviews, in which the interviewer sets up a general structure by deciding in advance the ground to be covered and the main questions to be asked the detailed structure is. Advantages and disadvantages of case study research cast in a narrative format, descriptive case studies can make complex science and technology projects accessible and interesting to a non-scientist audience. Teacher classroom practices and student performance: paper was presented at the annual meeting of the american educational research association studies using. Using case studies in research case study research in this context is to lift the investigation from a descrip- education, ormskirk.
To cite this reference: hamilton, l (2011) case studies in educational research, british educational research association on-line resource available on-line at [insert web page address here] last accessed [insert date here] case study is often seen as a means of gathering together data and giving. Of case study method in research becomes more prominent when issues with regard to education (gulsecen & kubat, 2006), sociology (grassel & schirmer, 2006) and community- based problems (johnson, 2006), such as poverty, unemployment, drug addiction, illiteracy. Using case-study analysis in technology education research patrick n foster central connecticut state university abstract case-study analysis is an appropriate choice for educational researchers who investigate a topic in depth.
A practical guide for designing and carrying out qualitative case study in education is provided how-to advice for managing all phases of case study research is included the focus is on case studies that draw from what is commonly known as the qualitative research paradigm rather than a. Using qualitative research methods in higher education collaborative knowledge building: a case studyeducational technology research and development, 50(1),. Using case studies how you use case studies will depend on the goals, as well as on the format, of your course if it is a large lecture course, for example, you might use a case study to illustrate and enrich the lecture material.
Chapter 4 research methodology and design paradigm continued to influence educational research for a long time in the later half outcome of a case study the. Use this site to write, learn to write, take writing classes, and access resources for writing teachers research writing & documentation educational web. They also highlight the place of case study as a key component of educational research with the help of this book, m-level students, teacher educators and practitioner researchers will gain the confidence and skills needed to design and conduct a high quality case study. Case-control study case-control studies begin with the outcomes and do not follow people over time an educational case report lattanzi jb, animal research.
The case study as a type of qualitative research the use of case studies in the field of education is described in the journal of case studies in education. Engineering ethics case studies from the ethics education library case studies from the book engineering ethics: concepts and cases moral education research. Buy, download and read using case study in education research ebook online in pdf format for iphone, ipad, android, computer and mobile readers author: lorna hamilton connie corbett-whittier. However, the use of case studies has become of increasing interest to those in many areas of education and educational research since the 1980's conceivably, one reason that the case study has become.