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Scottish Council for Research in Education

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Works: 742 works in 1,352 publications in 2 languages and 9,075 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals  Case studies  Abstracts  Academic theses  History 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Author
Classifications: LB1139.L3, 407
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Most widely held works by Scottish Council for Research in Education
Problems of language and learning by Seminar on language and learning( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing matters across the curriculum by Ernest Spencer( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using questionnaires in small-scale research : a teacher's guide by Pamela Munn( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide provides practical advice, based on research expertise, for teachers looking for reliable research results without waste of time or effort. The six sections of the guide present and discuss the decisions and actions that have to be taken to get good results: (1) the pros and cons of collecting information by questionnaire; (2) sampling; (3) drafting the questions and producing the design and layout; (4) piloting and administering the questionnaire; (5) analysing data; and (6) interpreting, presenting, and using the results. (Jd)
Science and computers in primary education : a report of the educational research workshop held in Edinburgh (Scotland), 3-6 September 1984( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pupils in profile : making the most of teachers' knowledge of pupils by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hearing defects of school children by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trend of Scottish intelligence; a comparison of the 1947 and 1932 surveys of the intelligence of eleven-year-old pupils by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

6 editions published in 1949 in English and German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in spelling by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents, teachers, and children : a study of an educational home visiting scheme by John Raven( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The results of an evaluation of an educational home visiting (ehv) program in Scotland that utilized home visitors (attached to nursery schools) to promote parents' involvement in their children's educational development are presented in this report. Two assessment strategies were employed. One strategy (s1) was used to investigate the practical operation and effects of the program. The second strategy (s2) compared answers to interview questions provided by visited mothers, non-visited mothers residing in the visited mothers' locale, and non-visited mothers whose socioeconomic status was higher than visited mothers' status. Part One of the report provides a brief overview of the ehv and the evaluation program plus ehv background and operations information. Part Two introduces s1, identifies theoretical issues of practical importance in such areas as language development, discipline strategies and cognitive development. Possible and probable long term personal and social effects of the program are also discussed. Part Three introduces s2 and assesses the impact of the ehv program on parents' attitudes, beliefs, expectations and perceptions of their problems, their role, their children, and if and how they can guide their children's development. The implications of the data for home visiting and ehv program design are explored in Part Four. The concluding section, Part Five, provides recommendations for action and further research. (Author/RH)
Using semi-structured interviews in small-scale research : a teacher's guide by Eric Drever( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviewing is one of the most common methods used in small-scale educational research. This book is about semi-structured interviews, in which the interviewer sets up a general structure by deciding in advance the ground to be covered and the main questions to be asked. The detailed structure is left to be worked out during the interview, and the person being interviewed has a fair degree of freedom in what to talk about, how much to say, and how to express it. Semi-structured interviewing is a very flexible technique for small-scale research. It is not suitable for studies involving large numbers of people, but is most helpful in mini-studies and case studies. Chapters address: (1) the use of interviews; (2) different kinds of interviews; (3) the interview schedule; (4) planning and preparation; (5) doing the interview; (6) analyzing the interview; and (7) reporting and communication. (Contains one figure, three references, and five suggestions for further reading.) (Sld)
Using observations in small-scale research : a beginner's guide by Mary Simpson( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers are guided through: the pros and cons of using observation, the main methods of recording, planning and carrying out observation sessions, analysing the dato to answer different types of research question
A study of fifteen-year-olds by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Attitude of mind : twenty-five years of educational research in Scotland( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCRE newsletter by Scottish Council for Research in Education( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding children spelling by Jennifer E Barr( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prognostic value of university entrance examinations in Scotland by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

7 editions published between 1934 and 1937 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-school education and care by J Haystead( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carried out in Scotland, the project described in this book examined what Scottish parents want from preschool education and why. The first chapter describes the present situation of preschool education and how it serves different kinds of parents. Chapter ii discusses the kinds of preschool provision desired by parents living in three different geographical areas. Parents' knowledge of and their preferences for the different types of existing preschool facilities are examined in Chapters iii and iv. Chapter v examines the extent to which parents want to be involved in preschool activities and Chapter vi discusses the characteristics of people not using preschool facilities in their local area. Implications of the project's findings are discussed and a summary is provided in Chapters vii and viii. The instruments used to collect data are included in appendices. (Author/MP)
Reading and writing skills in primary education : a report of the Educational Research Workshop held in Tilburg (The Netherlands) 9-12 December 1986 by Educational Research Workshop( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classroom management strategies : a study in secondary schools by Malcolm Corrie( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The level and trend of national intelligence; the contribution of the Scottish mental surveys by Scottish Council for Research in Education( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Using semi-structured interviews in small-scale research : a teacher's guide
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controlled identityUniversity of Glasgow. Scottish Centre for Research in Education

Council for Research in Education Scotland

Ecosse Council for research in education

Great Britain Council for Research in Education

Great Britain Scottish Council for Research in Education

International Examinations Inquiry Scottish Committee

Scotland Council for Research in Education

Scotland Scottish Council for Research in Education

Scottish Council for Research in Education

SCRE

SCRE (Scottish Council for Research in Education)

University of Glasgow Faculty of Education

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German (1)

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