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Education: Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Library's research guide for MEDL

Research Methods & Methodologies in Education: Sample Search

For information about research methods or methodologies, search for words that describe the approach or technique.

For example:

Appreciative inquiry

Personal narrative

Participant observ* (...ation;


Focus group



To retrieve works about the method vs. examples or cases, try combining with key words or phrases such as:

("research methods" OR inquiry OR methodolog*)

Also, in LibrarySearch, use limiters in the left menu to focus results on

Discipline = Education

Genre = Dictionary ; Encyclopedia ; Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Click here for sample search results in LibrarySearch for methods and methodologies.

Indigenous Methodologies: Selected Handbooks

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