An introduction to research methods for adult learning practitioners
AbstractWho is this guide for? This booklet is designed for adult education practitioners with an interest in carrying out research within their work and learning environment. The booklet is part of a series about different aspects of e-learning. While the booklet aims to be of interest to all practitioners, the link between research and elearning has been highlighted where appropriate. What is the aim of this guide? It sets out the basic considerations for undertaking research with learners or in relation to learning. It draws on examples of actual research projects, some of which have been carried out by practitioner-researchers. It should provide you with the confidence to carry out your own research.
Dutton, Yanina and Knightley, Wendy <http://oro.open.ac.uk/view/person/wmk27.html> (2007). An introduction to research methods for adult learning practitioners. Leicester: NIACE.