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Education Studies Research

This guide provides resources for educational research aimed at students enrolled in research programs at OISE.

Where can I learn more about methods?

The Sage Research Methods Library is designed for university students in the health and social sciences. Through books, articles, videos, podcasts, and interactive content, you can explore topics such as designing research projects, understanding research methods, completing a literature review, conducting research, and writing your findings. Registration is optional. 

The Sage Research Methods Library includes a methods map—an interactive map of terms related to key concepts in research. Provides a quick overview of concepts such as research ethics, research design, data collection, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and more. 

Additional resources for an overview of methods are provided below:

Qualitative Methods

  • Learn about qualitative methods: Sage's Qualitative Research Methods series, also known as Sage's "Little Blue Books" consists of 47 handbooks that cover topics such as discourse analysis, ethnography, participatory action research and more. 

Quantitative Methods

  • Learn about quantitative methods: Browse through Sage's Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences series, also known as the "Little Green Books." Filter through 174 handbooks on topics such as regression, models, experimental design, survey data and many more.

Methods in Education 

Indigenous and Decolonizing Methods 

Social Justice and Action Research Methods 

International and Global Research Methods