9781412988896

Action Research : Improving Schools and Empowering Educators

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    9781412988896

  • ISBN10:

    1412988896

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

Written for pre- and in-service educators, this Third Edition of Craig A. Mertler's Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators introduces the process of conducting one's own classroom- or school-based action research in conjunction with everyday instructional practices and activities. The text provides educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to design research studies, conduct research, and communicate findings to relevant stakeholders and interested parties. 

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
"what is Action Research?"
Introduction to Action Research
Overview of the Action Research Process
"How Do I Begin My Action Research Study?"
Planning for Action Research
Developing a Research Plan
"What Do I Do With All These Data?"
Collecting Data
Analyzing Data
"I've Got Results!...Now What?"
Developing an Action Plan
Sharing and Reflecting
Writing Up Action Research
Sample Action Research Report: The Achievement Gap at Highland Park High School
Sample Action Research Report: Motivation in Social Studies
Glossary
References
Index
About the Author
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