This course is discontinued

Syllabus/achievement requirements

Quantitative Part

Cohen, L., Manion, L., & Morrison, K. (2011). Research Methods in Education. Taylor & Francis.

Dreher, A. (2006). Does globalization affect growth? Evidence from a new index of globalization. Applied Economics, 38(10), 1091–1110.

Total: 331 pp

We will also have additional readings that consist of example of figures, tables and statistical errata that will serve as exemplars for students.


Qualitative Part

Atkinson, P. and Hammersley, M. "Ethnography and Participant Observation". In Denzin, Norman K. and Yvonna S. Lincoln (eds.): Handbook of Qualitative Research, 1994. Thousand Oaks, Calif.. Pages 248-261 (13 pp)


Brock-Utne, B: Reliability and validity in qualitative research within education in Africa, 1996. International Review of Education 42. Pages 1-17 (16 pp) . Electronically available here


Bryman, A: Social research methods 4th ed , 2012. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapters 17-21, 23 (154 pp)


Kleven, T. A: Validity and validation in qualitative and quantitative research, 2008. Nordic Educational research (Nordisk Pedagogik) 28. Pages 219-233 (14 pp) . Electronically available here


Yin, R. K: Case study research: Design and methods 4th ed, 2009. London: Sage. Chapters 1-2 (63 pp)


Total: 260 pp



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Updated November 2016.

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