This accessible, practical 'how to' guide provides students with a step-by-step toolkit of the why, when and how of qualitative methods, for anyone studying qualitative research or doing a research project.
This book is designed to help Education students gain confidence in analysing and interpreting quantitative data and using appropriate statistical tests, by exploring, in plain language, a variety of data analysis methods.
From selecting appropriate methods to publishing your findings, this second edition offers a multidisciplinary introduction to the qualitative research process built around the authors' Qualitative Research Cycle - consisting of the design, data collection and analytic cycles.
A new edition of this popular companion to childhood studies. The first edition was adopted heavily in both education and sociology departments, and the authors have made a timely, well-written update.
Written by leading social psychologists with expertise in leadership, health and emergency behaviour - who have also played an important role in advising governments on COVID-19 - this book provides a broad but integrated analysis of the psychology of COVID-19
For people working in health and social care this new edition provides models and tools for assessing grief, engaging therapeutically with it and measuring the grief changes taking place in clients and patients.
Students on every childhood course study the main theories and approaches in the field, and this book conveniently brings together the work of the main theorists including Montesorri, Vygotsky and Reggio Emilia.
This text discusses quality in early childhood services. It covers such issues as: involving parents and children in defining quality; research and evaluation; training and curriculum; and working in ethnically-diverse societies.
This book, written for practicing social workers undertaking their ASYE and compulsory CPD, has been designed to help professionals make sound judgments in increasingly complex contexts and under pressure.