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Published by Open University in Buckingham .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25566641M
ISBN 100335223583
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Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research. / Wakeling, Paul. In: British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. 58, No. 1, , p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review Get this from a library! Using secondary data in educational and social research. [Emma Smith, (Professor)] -- This is a book about using secondary data in social and educational research. It assumes no prior mathematical expertise and is intended as a practical resource for researchers who are new to Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research (Conducting Educational Research) Being Reflexive in Critical and Social Educational Research (Social Research and Educational Studies Series) Secondary Data Analysis (Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods)+USING+SECONDARY. Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report. Article: All PhDs are equal but. Institutional and social stratification in access to the doctorate Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review. Overview; Citation formats; Published copy (DOI)

""The book is written in an admirably clear style and is effectively structured throughout its three parts with eight concise chapters. The book's intention - in which it largely succeeds - is to strengthen secondary data analysis as one technique in the 'methodological toolbox' available to researchers, one which has been on the margin for far too long." Using secondary data in educational and social research [electronic resource] / Emma Smith. Main author: Smith, Emma. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook :// The type of data in this study is quantitative data and the source of the data used is secondary data. Using secondary data in research has proved itself a valuable approach to finding suitable Hence, data gathering for an educational research proj ect can onl y be gi n on ce e thic al clearance has been sought, appro ved and a certi cate of ethical clearance has been ://

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