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Action Research Teachers as Researchers in the Classroom

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ISBN-10: 0761928448

ISBN-13: 9780761928447

Edition: 2006

Authors: Craig A. Mertler

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Gene Deszca is Professor of Business Administration, a former MBA Director, and is currently the Associate MBA Director in the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has held a number of leadership roles at Laurier, including ones involving the development and launch of the full-time, one year MBA program, the executive MBA program, and the international concentration. He was instrumental in the development of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada's post-university professional accreditation programs and is a member of their national Board of Directors.Gene is the author or coauthor over 100 journal, conference publications/presentations, books,…    

Preface
Introduction to Action Research
Overview of the Action Research Process
Planning for Action Research
Developing a Research Plan
Collecting Data
Analyzing Data
Developing an Action Plan
Sharing and Reflecting
Writing Up Action Research
Sample Action Research Report: Effect of Technology on Enthusiasm for Learning Science
Sample Action Research Report: What Patterns of Teacher-Student Verbal Communication Exist in My Classroom?
Glossary
References
Index