Extended Reading

The following list of journal articles and books provide extended reading on topics covered in chapter 1 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.

Wieman, C. E. (2014). The similarities between research in education and research in the hard sciences. Educational Researcher, 43(1), 12-14.

This article compares and contrasts research in education with research in the hard sciences, drawing attention to some areas of similarity.

Nelson, I. A., London, R. A., & Strobel, K. R. (2015). Reinventing the role of the university researcher. Educational Researcher, 44(1), 17-26.
This article explores the role of university researchers with respect to research projects that involve collaboration with community organisations outside of higher education.