Research Partnerships in Early Childhood Education

Research Partnerships in Early Childhood Education : Teachers and Researchers in Collaboration

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Duncan and Conner demonstrate how collaborative research on early childhood education results in gains for educators, researchers, and children alike. Drawing on examples of successful partnerships from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, they set out the successes, struggles, insights, and opportunities that come from such partnerships.
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Product details

  • 4+
  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 10.92mm | 266g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2013
  • XXIX, 172 p.
  • 1349468517
  • 9781349468515

Table of contents

Foreword 1; Maggie McLure Foreword 2; Richard Johnson 1. Introduction; Lindsey Conner and Judith Duncan 2. Re-generating Research Partnerships in Early Childhood Education: A Non-Idealized Vision; Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and Fikile Nxumalo 3. Attunement of Knowledge Forms: The Relational Agency of Researchers, Policy Writers, and Early Childhood Educators; Marilyn Fleer 4. Developing Effective Research-Practice Partnerships: Lessons From a Decade of Partnering with Schools in Poor Urban Communities; Mei Lai and Stuart McNaughton 5. Partnership in Promoting Literacy: An Exploration of Two Studies; Claire McLachlan, Alison Arrow, and Judy Watson 6. Ko koe ki t?na, ko ahau ki t?nei k?wai o te kete: Exploring Collaboration Across a Range of Recent Early Childhood Studies; Jenny Ritchie, Janita Craw, Cheryl Rau, and Iris Duhn 7. An Ongoing Exploration of Uncertainty: Ethical Identities - Ours and Children's; Kim Atkinson and Enid Elliott with input from the Victoria IQ group 8. But It's No Use Going Back To Yesterday, Because I Was A Different Person Then (Says Alice From Alice's Adventures In Wonderland); Judith Duncan 9. Conclusion: Research Partnerships in Early Years Education; Judith Duncan and Lindsey Conner
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Review Text

"Research Partnerships in Early Childhood Education: Teachers and Researchers in Collaboration, edited by Judith Duncan and Lindsey Conner, provides a rich discussion on the issues, challenges, and complexities of working in partnerships on research initiatives. ... contents of this edited book can be used by researchers, educators, and policy makers to aid in their reflection of their own collaborative work and to consider the theories outlined in each chapter to ponder the complex issues that inevitably arise during research partnerships." (Laura Teichert, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 62.2, 2016)
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"Research Partnerships in Early Childhood Education: Teachers and Researchers in Collaboration, edited by Judith Duncan and Lindsey Conner, provides a rich discussion on the issues, challenges, and complexities of working in partnerships on research initiatives. ... contents of this edited book can be used by researchers, educators, and policy makers to aid in their reflection of their own collaborative work and to consider the theories outlined in each chapter to ponder the complex issues that inevitably arise during research partnerships." (Laura Teichert, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 62.2, 2016)
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About Judith Duncan

Alison Arrow, College of Education, Massey University, New Zealand Kim Atkinson, Victoria Learning Circle, Canada Janita Craw, School of Education, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand Dr Iris Duhn, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia Enid Elliot, University of Victoria, Canada Marilyn Fleer, Monash University, Australia Richard Johnson, University of Hawaii, USA Mei Kuin Lai, University of Auckland, New Zealand Maggie MacLure, Educational and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Claire McLachlan, College of Education, Massey University, New Zealand Stuart McNaughton, University of Auckland, New Zealand Fikile Nxumalo, University of Victoria, Canada Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, University of Victoria, Canada Cheryl Rau, The New Zealand Childcare Association Jennie Ritchie, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand Judy Watson, Ruahine Kindergarten Association, New Zealand
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