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Pepper, David; Hodgen, Jeremy; Lamesoo, Katri; Kõiv, Pille; Tolboom, Jos – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Cognitive interviewing (CI) provides a method of systematically collecting validity evidence of response processes for questionnaire items. CI involves a range of techniques for prompting individuals to verbalise their responses to items. One such technique is concurrent verbalisation, as developed in Think Aloud Protocol (TAP). This article…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Interviews, Cognitive Processes, Questionnaires
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Maguire, Lisa K.; Byrne, Bronagh; Kehoe, Susan – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
This paper provides an introduction to issues surrounding the participation rights of young people in research and the implications of their growing involvement in research as well as providing a discourse on the ethical implications related to consent. The unique contribution of this paper is that it considers children's rights in respect to the…
Descriptors: Evaluation Research, Informed Consent, Childrens Rights, Student Participation
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Gabriel, Florence; Signolet, Jason; Westwell, Martin – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Mathematics competency is fast becoming an essential requirement in ever greater parts of day-to-day work and life. Thus, creating strategies for improving mathematics learning in students is a major goal of education research. However, doing so requires an ability to look at many aspects of mathematics learning, such as demographics and…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics Instruction, Numeracy, Models
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Forgasz, Helen; Tan, Hazel; Leder, Gilah; McLeod, Amber – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Surveys are commonly used to determine how people feel about a specific issue. The increasing availability of the internet and popularity of social networking sites have opened up new possibilities for conducting surveys and, with limited additional costs, enlarge the pool of volunteer respondents with the desired background, experience, or…
Descriptors: Surveys, Social Media, Recruitment, Advertising
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Hallesson, Yvonne; Visén, Pia – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Reading and discussing texts as a means for learning subject content are regular features within educational contexts. This paper presents an approach for intertextual content analysis (ICA) of such text-related discussions revealing what the participants make of the text. Thus, in contrast to many other approaches for analysing conversation that…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Reader Response, Secondary Schools
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Bourke, Roseanna; MacDonald, Jo – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Evaluation research focusing on educational initiatives that impact on the learning and lives of young people must be challenged to incorporate 'student voice'. In a context of conventional evaluation models of government-led initiatives, student voice is a compelling addition, and challenges the nature of traditional forms of evaluation. It…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Student Participation, Student Attitudes, Mental Health Programs
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CohenMiller, A. S.; Faucher, Carole; Hernández-Torrano, Daniel; Brown Hajdukova, Eva – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
This article adds to the dialogue on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research, providing definitions and practical steps for using interdisciplinary educational research to enhance cultural awareness. Informed by a research study conducted by seven primary researchers situated in the U.K. and Kazakhstan, along with local partners, we…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Trust (Psychology)
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Ng, Betsy; Wang, C. K. John; Liu, W. C. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
The motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (MSLQ) is widely used as a self-report instrument to assess students' motivation and self-regulation. This study utilized the MSLQ Junior High to examine the motivational beliefs and self-regulation of secondary school students (Grades 8 and 9) from Singapore. The instrument was slightly modified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Factor Analysis, Questionnaires
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Richard, Veronica M.; Lahman, Maria K. E. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2015
In this methodological discussion, the authors detail and reflect on the processes of using photo-elicitation interviewing as a way to align with positive qualitative methodologies, to gain access to participant beliefs and values, and to highlight participant voices through their choices of words and visuals. A review of the literature and an…
Descriptors: Photography, Interviews, Research Methodology, Qualitative Research
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Walshaw, Margaret; Duncan, Wayne – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2015
Hermeneutics is both a philosophical tradition and a methodological resource. In this qualitative study, hermeneutics provided, simultaneously, a framework and a methodology for understanding empathy in synchronous multimedia conferencing. As a framework for the design of the study, hermeneutics supported the overriding objective to understand the…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Empathy, Educational Environment, Online Courses
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Gristy, Cath – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2015
In this paper, I respond to the call to articulate experiences of the messy realities of participatory research. I reflect on my engagement and struggle with the realities and ethics of a piece of case study research, which set out with a participatory approach. The project involved a group of young people from an isolated rural community who…
Descriptors: Reflection, Participatory Research, Ethics, Experimenter Characteristics
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Mearns, Tessa L.; Coyle, Do; de Graaff, Rick – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2014
This paper describes a research project conducted in collaboration with 10 "pupil co-researchers" (PCRs) and their classes in a secondary school in the Netherlands. The main research tools employed were online and face-to-face group discussions, in which PCRs contributed as consultants, co-designers and assistants. The research proved a…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Program Descriptions, Secondary School Students, Student Participation
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Galliott, Natal'ya; Graham, Linda J. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2014
In this paper, we seek to operationalize Amartya Sen's concept of human capability to guide a scholarly investigation of student career choice capability. We begin by outlining factors affecting youth labour markets in Australia; a prosperous country that is affected by a "two-speed" national economy. We then examine recent government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Career Choice, Student Empowerment
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Zenkov, Kristien; Ewaida, Marriam; Lynch, Megan R.; Bell, Athene; Harmon, James; Pellegrino, Anthony; Sell, Corey – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2014
Relying on a critical pedagogy framework and youth participatory action research (YPAR) and visual sociology methods, the authors of this article--teachers, teacher educators, and community activists--have worked with photo elicitation methods and young adults in the USA and Haiti to document youths' impressions of the purposes of, supports for,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Research Methodology, Information Technology
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Porter, Jill – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2013
Schools have a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils who experience barriers to learning. Inclusive approaches to data collection ensure that the needs of all children who are struggling are not overlooked. However, it is important that the methods promote sustained reflection on the part of all children, do not…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Methods, Data Collection, Focus Groups
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