Action Research in Education : A Practical Guide Paperback / softback
This accessible, pragmatic text shows educators step by step how to conduct classroom- and school-based studies to improve instructional practices.
The book presents methods and strategies for implementing each stage of the action research cycle, providing balanced coverage of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods approaches.
Readers learn how to: select and define a research topic; develop a literature review; choose a design; formulate data collection strategies; design and/or evaluate assessment tools; and interpret, analyze, and report study results.
Helpful examples and vignettes depict a variety of real-world teaching and learning situations, school subjects, and age groups (PreK-12). User-Friendly Features*Exercises and activities in every chapter. *Checklists, guidelines, and templates that enable busy educators to self-assess the progress and quality of their studies. *Example boxes illustrating the components of an action research report. *Summary tables highlighting key aspects of different research strategies. *Chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 268 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Publications
- Publication Date: 10/05/2013
- Category: Research methods: general
- ISBN: 9781462509614
- PDF from £113.40