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Studying Your Own School An Educator's Guide to Practitioner Action Research

ISBN-10: 1412940338

ISBN-13: 9781412940337

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Gary L. Anderson, Kathryn Herr, Ann Sigrid Nihlen, Susan E. Noffke

List price: $37.95
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The authors expertly guide educators through the action research process, alleviating potential concerns and questions. The book is full of new and updated examples that help to make the process concrete.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Gary L. Anderson is a professor in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University. He is a former teacher and high school principal. He has written numerous articles on action research with co-author Kathryn Herr as well as articles and books on educational policy and leadership. He is the author of Advocacy Leadership: Toward a Post-reform Agenda (Routledge).

Kathryn G. Herr is a faculty member in the College of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.nbsp; She is co-author of the book Studying Your Own School: An Educator's Guide to Qualitative Practitioner Research (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1994). She is also Editor of the interdisciplinary journal Youth and Society . Her professional background is in Social Work and Education.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface
About the Authors
What Is Action Research?
Merging Educational Practice and Research: A New Paradigm
What Does Practitioner Action Research Look Like?
Empowerment and Practitioner Action Research: An Example
The Research Question, Ethical Considerations, and Research Design
Qualitative Research Approaches for Practitioner Action Research
References
Index