The front page of the material on analysing data.
This is the material on analysing data. Videos at the bottom of the pageWelcome
Your aim and the MA Criteria:
Show that data collection and analysis has been systematic and structured.
Show that you have evaluated the methods you have used and are aware of their strengths and weaknesses.
Research is not opinion, belief, or faith in what is true but the systematic colelction and analysis of data. So how do you explain the procedure you went through to justify calling it "research" and what issues that may lead to doubts in your accuracy, arise?
This material, which is used on Caore Day 5, starts with a review of the year, the module assignment structure, and criteria. The place of analysis is shown
This document goes into slightly more detail about the step by step process that you will need to outline and undertake to be considered a good researcher.
This document explores the notion that all research is conducted within a socio-economic and cultural environment and is infleunced by a variety of ideologies. It fits within and contributes to these ideologies.
You might have explored your personal ideology, beliefs and values in your professional autobiography. Your data has been explored by you through these beliefs and values.
The current ideology in education may be constucted as, for example modernist, industrial, a search for effective and efficient processes- the quest for processes to make the machine churn out better results, faster, cheaper. Or it might be an ideology of identity, equality,self actualisation, the realisation of potential. Each ideology would have a different interpretation of the data, especially when we say x is better that Y