Action Research A Guide for the Teacher Researcher
Edition: 5th 2014
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Description: Born of the author's own experience working with teachers and principals, Action Research, Fourth Edition, provides a research-based step-by-step outline of how to do action research. the author guides teachers and administrators through the action research process via numerous concrete illustrations; positioning it as a fundamental component of teaching. Action Research helps to develop teachers and administrators with professional attitudes, who embrace action, progress, and reform. Features Balanced coverage of data collection and analysis techniques for qualitative, quantitative and mixed methodsChapter 4, Data Collection Techniques, covers collection techniques for the most frequently used qualitative and quantitative data, including observations, interviews, teacher-made tests, and standardized test data. Chapter 6, Data Analysis and Interpretation, guides students through data analysis and provides techniques, coding guidelines, and examples for analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data. Inclusion throughout the text of digital research tools that can be used by action researchers through each phase of the action research process. A focus on producing critical consumers of action researchChapter 9, Evaluating Action Research, helps students learn to read and critique studies completed by others. Included in Chapter 9 is an article from an action research journal that is analyzed using the new criteria for evaluating action research. Appendix A, Action Research in Action, contains an extended example and evaluation of an action research case study. Expanded coverage of the ethics of conducting research in your own classroomChapter 2, Ethics, includes discussion of ethical guidelines and provides guidance for seeking and obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval.
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List price: $76.40
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall