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Education have published two Editorials aimed at helping identify best practices and offering guidance on Quantitative and Qualitative research methodologies. To find out more about open access options, visit our open access webpage. Contact your regional sales offices for more information. We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier. We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website. Thanks in advance for your time. Educational research refers to the systematic collection and analysis of data related to the field of education. Research may involve a variety of methods. Educational researchers generally agree that research should be rigorous and systematic. However, there is less agreement about specific standards, criteria and research procedures.
There is no single «correct» way of conducting research in the field of education. Educational research attempts to solve a problem. Research involves gathering new data from primary or first-hand sources or using existing data for a new purpose. Research is based upon observable experience or empirical evidence. Research demands accurate observation and description. Research generally employs carefully designed procedures and rigorous analysis.