Education Research for Teachers Course
Reap the benefits of educational research and build the tools to establish yourself as a teacher-researcher with this course from the University of Birmingham.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for school teachers and educators in non-school settings who’d like to learn how to undertake and use educational research.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1: From research design to research practice – refining questions and research tools, securing samples, and ensuring ethical compliance.
Week 2: Doing the research – becoming a teacher-researcher.
Week 3: Analysing data – reflection, reflexivity, techniques for analysis.
Week 4: Communicating findings and having an impact.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the importance of developing a research culture in schools and classrooms
Design a research project using the right data collection and analysis techniques for your needs
Identify the best ways of communicating your research findings for the right audiences
Develop an effective research question focused on an element of your practice