9780134523033

Action Research A Guide for the Teacher Researcher

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134523033

  • ISBN10:

    0134523032

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2017
  • Publisher: Pearson

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A step-by-step guide to action research with a balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods. 


The leading text in the field of action research, Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher is known for its practical, step-by-step guidance for teachers on how to do research in classrooms. Drawing on his extensive experience working directly with teachers and principals to help them learn how to conduct action research studies, the author guides future educators through the action research process via numerous concrete illustrations. The text positions action research as a fundamental component of teaching and helps it's readers not only acquire the skills to conduct quality studies, but also how to make it a part of everyday teaching practice. 

 

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Author Biography

Geoffrey E. Mills. A native of Australia, Geoff moved to the USA in 1986 to undertake doctoral studies at the University of Oregon. After completing his PhD in 1988, Geoff accepted his first teaching position at Southern Oregon State College (now Southern Oregon University). After 12 years of teaching, Geoff moved in to university administration and as Dean of the School of Education at Southern Oregon University for 12 years. Geoff is currently a Professor of Education in the School of Education at Southern Oregon University where he teaches in the Educational Leadership Licensure Programs.


Geoff has traveled extensively and given invited action research presentations in Australia, New Zealand, Greenland, United Kingdom, Canada, Guam, Saipan, Palau, American Samoa, US Virgin Islands, the Marshall Islands, and many states in the US. In addition to Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher, Geoff is also the only active author of Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications (2016) now in its 11th Edition. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Understanding Action Research

Chapter 2. Ethics

Chapter 3. Deciding on an Area of Focus

Chapter 4. Review of Related Literature

Chapter 5. Data Collection Techniques

Chapter 6. Data Collection Considerations: Validity, Reliability, and Generalizability

Chapter 7. Data Analysis and Interpretation

Chapter 8. Action Planning for Educational Change

Chapter 9. Writing Up Action Research

Chapter 10. Evaluating Action Research


Appendix A: Action Research in Action

Appendix B: Standard Deviation and Action Research

Appendix C: Displaying Data Visually

 

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