Welcome to the Companion Website!

Welcome to the companion website for Research Methods and Methodologies in Education, Second Edition by Robert Coe, Michael Waring, Larry V Hedges, and James Arthur.

The list of SAGE journal articles and books extracts on this website provide extended reading on every chapter topic in the second edition. Please note that journal articles are free to access, whereas book extracts (denoted by methods.sagepub.com URLs) require your university to have a subscription to SAGE Research Methods.

Just click on links to the left.

About the book:

The #1 resource for carrying out educational research

In order to carry out high-quality educational research, every aspect of the process needs careful consideration. This all-encompassing textbook gives a considered overview of principles that underpin research, key qualitative and quantitative methods for research design, data collection and analysis.

New to the second edition:

  • Includes new chapter on ethics
  • Enhanced coverage of qualitative research
  • Thorough reworking's of chapters makes the new edition truly comprehensive


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