Experiments, documents and statistics


A level


10m 0s
What is it like researching education using experiments, documents and statistics? In this podcast we explore the strengths and weaknesses of using these methods.

  1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make notes.
  2. What type of experiment would be most appropriate to use in a school?
  3. Name 5 documents that might be useful for exploring gender differences in education
  4. What sorts of statistics are available within a school?
  5. Identify two ethical problems with using experiments to research an educational issue.

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