Action Research

Action Research : A Guide for the Teacher Researcher

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For courses in Action Research Methods; or as a supplement in Educational Research courses.Born of the author's own experience working with teachers and principals, this text provides a step-by-step outline of how to "do" action research-backed by the most extensive theory and research coverage on the market today. The author guides future educators through the action research process via numerous concrete illustrations and a wealth of on-line resources; positioning it as a fundamental component of teaching, alongside curriculum development, assessment, and classroom management. Accessible, comprehensive, scholastically sound-this is a "hands-on" guide for anyone who aspires to be an exceptional more

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  • Paperback | 235 pages
  • 190.5 x 235 x 12.7mm | 403.7g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130422541
  • 9780130422545

Table of contents

1. Understanding Action Research. 2. Deciding on an Area of Focus. 3. Data Collection Techniques. 4. Data Collection Considerations: Validity, Reliability, Generalizability, and Ethics. 5. Data Analysis and Interpretation. 6. Action Planning for Educational Change. 7. Sharing, Critiquing, and Celebrating Action Research On-Line. 8. Writing Up Action Research. Appendix I: Action Research in Action: A Case Study of Curtis Elementary. Appendix II: Descriptive Statistics and Action Research. Appendix III: Displaying Data Visually. more

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