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Author Nolan, Andrea (Andrea Christine), author

Title Research in early childhood / Andrea Nolan, Kym Macfarlane and Jennifer Cartmel
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2013
London : Sage Publications, 24 cm
©2013

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Description xxiii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Why become involved in research in early childhood? -- 2.Orientation: ̀It's like another language' -- 3.Exploring and theorising perspectives -- 4.Beginning the research journey: Determining your point of departure -- 5.Knowing what has gone before: Reviewing the literature -- 6.Guiding the research journey: Ethical considerations -- 7.Moving along qualitative methodological pathways -- 8.Taking the quantitative methodological trail -- 9.Drawing the journey to a close: Dissemination of the findings -- 10.The journey
Summary In this guide to research in early childhood, the research process is presented as a journey and this book is your roadmap. The authors take the reader, step-by-step, through the practical considerations and complexities of undertaking research with young children featuring the real-world research journeys of two student researchers. Their authentic stories describe the emotions, challenges and moments of exhilaration involved in completing a research project
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index and references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child development.
Dissertations, Academic -- Research -- Methodology.
Early childhood education -- Research -- Methodology.
Early childhood education.
Preschool children -- Research -- Methodology.
Author Cartmel, Jennifer, author
Macfarlane, Kym, author
LC no. 2012951182
ISBN 0857022539 (hbk.)
0857022547 (paperback)
9780857022530 (hbk.)
9780857022547 (paperback)