9780761928447

Action Research : Teachers as Researchers in the Classroom

  • ISBN 13:

    9780761928447

  • ISBN 10:

    0761928448

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/19/2005
  • Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Action Research: Teachers as Researchers in the Classroom introduces practicing teachers to the process of conducting classroom-based action research. The practical nature of the book stems from the fact that it focuses on research methods and procedures that teachers can use in conjunction with their everyday instructional practices and activities in classrooms. An overview of traditional educational research is followed by detailed, practical information describing each step for teachers as they design and conduct their own applied, classroom-based research projects. Although based on the research literature, the book takes a very practical approach, never losing sight of its intended audience'‚ÄĚpracticing educators. Key Features Includes numerous concrete examples on important topics such as data collection instruments and presentations of research results Integrates two detailed and practically-based action research case studies throughout the book Provides sections within each chapter with related Web sites, highlighted concepts, summaries, questions and activities, glossary, and a sample syllabus The practical and applied approach of Action Research: Teachers as Researchers in the Classroom will benefit students enrolled in graduate courses in Action Research, Research Methods in Education, Qualitative Research Methods, Principalship, and Superintendency.

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