Tag Archives: Researchers

Gonski 2.0 'a recipe for educational disaster': researchers

The Gonksi 2.0 Review did not address the terms of reference, lacks clear evidence for its key recommendations and has left as many questions unanswered as it set out to clarify, according to a new policy paper from think tank The Centre for Independent Studies. Co-authored by senior research fellow Dr Jennifer Buckingham and policy […]

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Educational Measurement for Applied Researchers: Theory into Practice

This book is a valuable read for a diverse group of researchers and practitioners who analyze assessment data and construct test instruments. It focuses on the use of classical test theory (CTT) and item response theory (IRT), which are often required in the fields of psychology (e.g. for measuring psychological traits), health (e.g. for measuring […]

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A Handy Visual Featuring 12 Useful Chrome Extensions for Student Researchers

January 20, 2017Here is another of our popular infographics we published in 2016. If you haven’t seen it yet, the visual features some of our favourite Chrome extensions we recommend for student researchers. ‘We arranged these extensions under four main headings: Search and Curation (Diigo Web Collector, Google scholar, Evernote Web Clipper), Reading and Annotation […]

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4 Great Chrome Apps for Student Researchers

November 10, 2016Below are four excellent Chrome extensions you can use to curate, save and share online content. They allow you to highlight specific portions of text, add comments and notes, clip interesting parts of content and save it for later use. Some of these apps enable you to organize your clipped content into visually […]

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12 Essential Chrome Extensions for Student Researchers

May 28, 2016After writing about some of the best textbooks on research methodology, today we are sharing with you this collection of useful Chrome extensions ideal for research students. We have tried to come up with add-ons that cover the different stages in a research process: apps to help you search for and curate content […]

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3 Good Google Docs Alternatives for Student Researchers

March , 2016Google Docs is absolutely a powerful authoring tool to use for a variety of writing projects. The multiple features it provides especially with the recent  addition of  Outline feature makes Docs an ideal word processor for student researchers. However, if you are looking for fancier alternatives with more advanced features then the list […]

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10 Very Good Tools for Student Researchers

January 27, 2016One of the onerous parts in essay and academic writing is the bibliography section. Managing, organizing and citing references can sometimes be a real challenge especially if you don’t keep track of what and who you cite. The last thing you  want after a strenuous writing task is a messy bibliography with one […]

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Humor in the Classroom: A Guide for Language Teachers and Educational Researchers

Humor in the Classroom provides practical, research-based answers to questions that educational researchers and language teachers might have about the social and cognitive benefits that humor and language play afford in classroom discourse and additional language learning. The book considers the ways in which humor, language play, and creativity can construct new possibilities for classroom […]

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Citelighter- An Indispensable Tool for Academics and Student Researchers

June 3, 2015Cite lighter is a very good web tool for student researchers, teachers and academics. It combines both the features of an academic search engine and an organizational framework for helping students with their research papers writing. Citeligther allows you to easily search for facts and information to back your arguments and it automatically […]

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