Conducting Educational Research
Interesting Educational Variables

It can sometimes be overwhelming to think of a topic for a research project. Below are some interesting variables that you might consider in your educational research study. Recall that a variable is a characteristic of the unit that you are studying. If you are conducting an educational research study, a unit of interest may include:

Again, my philosophy of educational research in Nigeria is that all research studies should aim at providing practical tips for improving educational practice. This may include either better understanding the variable or providing an intervention (treatment) for improving the variable. Some educational variables of interest include:

To identify other variables of interest, read educational research studies. Another good resource is an educational psychology textbook.


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