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Coaching and Mentoring Research

Coaching and Mentoring Research
A Practical Guide

July 2019 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Part one: Becoming a researcher in coaching or mentoring
1. Benefits of research: Why do research on coaching and mentoring?
2. Impactful research: How do I make my research innovative, worth doing and impactful?
3. Research teams: Who will be part of my research team?
4. Avoiding pitfalls: How do I avoid common pitfalls made by new researchers?
5. Theory of knowledge: How do I know?
Part two: Phases of the research process
6. Choosing a research methodology: How do I choose a research methodology?
7. Research scope: What is the scope of my research project?
8. Research questions: How do I shape a good research question?
9. Reviewing literature: How do I do a good literature review in coaching?
10. Research proposals: How do I write a research proposal?
11. Research ethics: How do I deal with ethics in coaching and mentoring research?
12. Feasible timelines: How do I plan and manage my research time?
13. Data collection & Analysis: What are the likely issues I will face during data collection & analysis?
14. Dissemination of research: How should I effectively communicate my research findings?
Part three: Quantitative methods for coaching and mentoring research
15. Choosing quantitative methods: When should I use quantitative methods?
16. Experimental designs: What are the different types of experimental design?
17. Survey designs: What are the different types of cross-sectional survey design?
18. Common quantitative methods: What are the common quantitative methods for coaching and mentoring research?
19. Becoming more confident with statistics: How can I become confident with the statistics?
Part four: Qualitative and mixed methods for coaching and mentoring research
20. Choosing qualitative methods for data collection/generation: Which method should I use to generate data?
21. Choosing qualitative methods for data analysis/interpretation. Which method should I use to make sense of my data?
22. Program evaluation and action research: What’s the difference between a research project and a program evaluation?
23. Case study designs: Should I use a case study design?
24. Mixed methods: Could or should I use mixed methods?
Appendix A. Examples of Process, Outcome and Implementation/Fidelity Research in Coaching and Mentoring

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