Education Research: Finding and Reading Research for Teachers
University of Birmingham
  • Start Date: 16 Sep, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Discover effective research methods and learn how to make use of research in your role as a teacher or educator.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Explore how engaging with research can transform your practice


Research provides teachers with opportunities to improve their practice and gain new knowledge to support their students.. But where can you find good research and how do you apply its insights? Learn how to make the most of education research with this course.


You will explore how to access, understand and evaluate research from a range of sources. You will learn powerful search techniques, how to analyse research, and how to assess its reliability and usability. Upon completion of this course, you will feel more confident to engage with existing research and use it in your teaching practice.


This course is for teachers working in early years, primary, secondary and further education settings. It would also be of interest to other education professionals working outside of school settings.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century.

Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.

The University continues this tradition today and has ambitions for a future that will embed its work and recognition of the Birmingham name on the international stage.

Universities are never complete. They develop as new challenges and opportunities occur. At Birmingham the aim is to innovate and push the frontiers of understanding; it asks new research questions and turns theory through experiment into practice – because that’s what great universities do.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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