Providing practical guidance based on real-life examples, this book shows researchers different forms and ways of keeping a research journal and how to get the most out of journaling.
Appealing to postgraduate students, new and experienced researchers, the book:
• provides a theoretical grounding and information about knowledge and sensory systems and reflexivity;
• presents a practical exploration of what a journal looks like and when and how to record entries;
• includes helpful end-of-chapter exercises and valuable further resources hosted online.
Providing valuable food for thought and examples to experiment with, the book highlights the different forms of research journals and entries so that readers can find what works for them. Giving researchers licence to do things differently, the book encourages and enables readers to develop their own sense of researcher identity and voice.
Nicole Brown is a Lecturer in Education at University College London Institute of Education and Director of Social Research & Practice and Education Ltd.
Foreword ~ Dannelle D. Stevens and Joanne E. Cooper
Introducing research journals
What does a research journal look like?
What to record in the research journal?
How to record in the research journal?
When to record in the research journal?
What to do with the journal entries?
Considerations of research journaling