What is Next in Educational Research?

  • Si Fan
  • Jill Fielding-Wells

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Issues in Educational Research Design And Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Noleine Fitzallen, Natalie Brown
      Pages 3-10
    3. Adnan Satariyan, Bronwyn Reynolds
      Pages 21-28
    4. Seyum Tekeher Getenet, Kim Beswick
      Pages 29-40
    5. Chris Zehntner, Karen Swabey, Jennifer Ann Mcmahon
      Pages 51-58
    6. Sandra Zicus
      Pages 59-68
  3. Social Integration and Education: Non-Traditional Students

  4. Researching Language Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Yoshi Budd
      Pages 133-139
    3. Ananda Aryal, Megan Short, Si Fan, David Kember
      Pages 141-155
    4. Stephanie Clayton, David Moltow
      Pages 157-170
    5. Yinglai Yue, Si Fan
      Pages 171-182
  5. Leadership: Implementing Educational Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Emma Burgess, John Williamson
      Pages 197-212
    3. Rod Galloway, Bronwyn Reynolds, John Williamson
      Pages 213-222
    4. Lidong Fan, Jiangang Fei, Ulf Schriever, Si Fan
      Pages 233-248
    5. Robyn Mccarthy, Sharon Pittaway, Karen Swabey
      Pages 249-260
  6. Issues in Contemporary Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. Robyn Reaburn
      Pages 277-283
    3. Damon P. Thomas, Peter Brett
      Pages 285-295
    4. Amanda Yorke, David Moltow, Karen Swabey
      Pages 309-325
    5. Sherridan Emery
      Pages 327-339
    6. Vinh To, Si Fan, Quynh Le
      Pages 341-352
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 353-363

About this book


What is Next in Educational Research? enables the reader to peek into research at the forefront of a diverse range of education fields as it is being conducted by beginning researchers. The book illustrates the extensive range of research being undertaken in education through a broad range of issues, topics and methodologies that will underpin and provoke research well into the future. The five sections address a range of topics, including: issues in design and methodology, social integration, language education, leadership, and issues in contemporary education. Each chapter makes a valuable contribution to existing educational research, and is a testament to the potential of these researchers to lead innovative educational research projects. Both higher degree by research students and their supervisors will find this book particularly useful and interesting as it provides examples of quality research higher degree writing, illustrates a variety of contemporary methodologies, and supports the early publication of student work.


Educational research Beginning researcher Learning and teaching Contemporary education Research design and methodology

Editors and affiliations

  • Si Fan
    • 1
  • Jill Fielding-Wells
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TasmaniaAustralia
  2. 2.University of TasmaniaAustralia

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