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SAGE Handbook for Research in Education Engaging Ideas and Enriching Inquiry

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ISBN-10: 1412906407

ISBN-13: 9781412906401

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ronald C. Serlin, Clifton F. Conrad

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Due to popular demand, this Handbook is now available to review for possible adoption!"The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education is the best research text I've come across. It's beautifully written, comprehensive and most importantly, students find it engaging. The text includes many different voices and encourages students to find their own research voice. I've planned my entire class around the chapters in the book."???Marybeth Gasman, University of Pennsylvania???The book promises to be more advanced than the typical survey text, and it looks to me like it will be more advanced without being more technical.?? What we need, I believe, is volumes that raise the intellectual level of…    
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List price: $112.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Ronald C. Serlin is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He teaches courses in nonparametric statistics and the philosophy of science and statistics. His mastery in teaching earned him a Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award early in his career. His expertise as a statistical consultant has led to long and fruitful collaborative efforts with colleagues in the School of Nursing and the Departments of Neurology, Art Education, and Journalism & Mass Communication, among others. Currently, he is engaged in two major lines of research. One examines the effects of violations of assumptions on known and proposed parametric…    

Clifton F. Conrad has been Professor of Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987. He previously taught at the University of Denver (1975-1977), The College of William and Mary (1977-1981), and the University of Arizona (1981-1987)--where he also served as a Department Chair and as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. His research program is centered on college and university curriculum--at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in the liberal arts and sciences as well as in professional fields. Books that he has authored or co-authored include The Undergraduate Curriculum, A Silent Success: Master's Education in the United States, and Emblems of Quality in Higher…    

Engaging Ideas: The Context of Inquiry and Meaningful Problems
Exploring the Multiple Purposes of Inquiry and Key Stakeholders
Introductory Essay
Muddying the Waters: The Many Purposes of Educational Inquiry
What Knowledge Users Want
Minding the Gap Between Research and Policymaking
Identifying Meaningful Problems and Approaches to Inquiry Across and Within Fields
Introductory Essay
All Else Is Never Equal: Opportunity Lost and Found on the P-16 Path to College Access
Studying Teacher Education Programs: Enriching and Enlarging the Inquiry
What Are We Tripping On? Transgressing the Fault Lines in Research on the Preparation of Multicultural Educators
Moving Forward: Ideas for Research on School, Family, and Community Partnerships
Research on Instruction and Learning in Science: Elaborating the Design Approach
Learning in Science and Mathematics: The Role of Philosophy, Theory, and Methodology in Shaping Our Developing Understanding
Reconceptualizing and Recentering Research in Special Education
Discovering Unheard Voices: Explorations in the History of Education, Childhood, and Juvenile Justice
Counseling Psychology
Educational Leadership
Socialization of Students in Higher Education: Organizational Perspectives
Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education: Building On and Extending Lines of Inquiry for the Advancement of the Public Good
Comparative Education: An Approach to Educational Inquiry
Enriching Inquiry Through Identifying and Addressing Key Challenges
Challenges in Formulating and Framing Meaningful Problems
Introductory Essay
Situating Ourselves and Our Inquiry: A First-Person Account
Developing and Nurturing Interesting and Researchable Ideas
The Challenge of Framing a Problem: What Is Your Burning Question?
Challenges in Preparing for Inquiry
Introductory Essay
Light and Shadow in Research Design
Conceptualizing and Conducting Meaningful Research Studies in Education
Sampling: Rationale and Rigor in Choosing What to Observe
Approaching Rigor in Applied Qualitative Research
Challenges in Conducting Inquiry
Introductory Essay
Windows of Possibility: Perspectives on the Construction of Educational Researchers
Constructing Data
Constructing Analyses: The Development of Thoughtfulness in Working With Quantitative Methods
Constructing Conclusions
Challenges in Writing, Voice, and Dissemination of Research
Introductory Essay
Writing in Education Research
Experimenting With Voice and Reflexivity in Social Science Texts
Getting the Word Out: Challenges and Opportunities in Explaining Educational Research to the World
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
About the Section Editors
About the Contributors