We are undertaking new research to explore how advanced or innovative social research methods are taught and learnt. Our intention is to work in dialogue with strategic leaders, teachers, learners and researchers with the aim of elucidating the pedagogical challenges, demands and processes involved in this field. Our aim is to inform understanding and practice in the teaching of research methods within the academy and beyond. This project deploys three complementary components to investigate and stimulate the pedagogic cultures of research methods teaching. Read more about our activities in each area below.  
Researchers discuss methods at the ESRC Research Methods Festival, 2010

Specialist panel interviews and focus groups

The specialist panel component involves the formation of an ‘expert panel’ consulting international experts involved in, or concerned with, the teaching of qualitative, quantitative, and…

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Researchers at the ESRC Festival of Research Methods, 2010

Case studies of innovation in pedagogy and method

The research includes case studies of methodological and pedagogical innovation. The focus here is on developing in-depth insights into innovations in context using interviews, observations…

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