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Short Guide to Action Research, A,9780205360307

Short Guide to Action Research, A

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9780205360307

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0205360300
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Table of Contents

Preface xiii
SECTION I RATIONALE 1(36)
Science, Research, and Teaching
3(10)
Science
3(2)
Research
5(4)
Teaching
9(1)
Summary
10(3)
Introduction to Action Research
13(8)
Research in Action
13(3)
The Importance of Action Research
16(2)
Summary
18(3)
Using Action Research for Solving Problems
21(6)
Finding the Problem
21(1)
Finding Solutions
21(2)
Testing the Solution
23(1)
An Example of Action Research and Problem Solving
23(3)
Summary
26(1)
Strategies for Professional Growth: Preservice and Inservice Teachers
27(10)
Preservice Teachers: A Tool for Seeing
27(5)
Professional Development Schools
32(2)
Action Research and the Professional Development of Teachers
34(1)
Summary
35(2)
SECTION II THE PROCESS 37(56)
The Beginning
39(6)
An Overview of the Action Research Process
39(2)
Finding Your Research Topic
41(2)
Summary
43(2)
A Theoretical Context
45(6)
Reviewing the Literature
45(1)
Sources for the Literature Review
45(2)
Sample Literature Reviews
47(3)
Summary
50(1)
Methods of Collecting Data
51(20)
Data Collection
51(1)
Types of Data Collection in Action Research
52(18)
Summary
70(1)
Methods of Analyzing Data
71(12)
Accuracy and Credibility: This is What is
71(1)
Validity, Reliability, and Triangulation
72(1)
Inductive Analysis
73(8)
Summary
81(2)
Discussion: Your Plan of Action
83(10)
Conclusions and Recommendations
83(4)
Evaluation of the Study
87(1)
Designing A New Plan or Program
88(2)
Summary
90(3)
SECTION III SAMPLES 93(24)
Sample Action Research Projects
95(22)
A Final Word
115(2)
SECTION IV WRITING AND REPORTING ACTION RESEARCH 117(46)
Presenting Your Action Research
119(6)
Where to Share Your Action Research
119(1)
The Educational Environment
119(2)
The Professional Environment
121(2)
Local Community Organizations
123(1)
Summary
123(2)
Writing an Action Research Report
125(6)
Tone and Style
125(2)
Length
127(1)
Clarity
127(1)
Headings
128(2)
Summary
130(1)
Action Research as Master's Thesis
131(6)
Before You Start
131(1)
The Action Research Thesis
132(4)
The Last Word
136(1)
The Literature Review
137(8)
A Theoretical Context
137(4)
A Sample Literature Review
141(1)
The Reference Page
142(1)
Summary
143(2)
Findings: Reporting Qualitative Data
145(10)
Presenting Qualitative Data
145(2)
The Importance of Structure
147(3)
Case Studies or Representative Samples
150(3)
Appendices
153(1)
Summary
153(2)
Findings: Reporting Quantitative Data Using Tables, Figures, and Graphs
155(8)
Quantifying Reality
155(3)
Tables
158(2)
Figures
160(1)
Summary
160(3)
Epilogue 163(2)
Appendix A: Belief and Facts 165(1)
Appendix B: Facts and Belief 166(1)
Appendix C: Effective and Less Effective 167(1)
Appendix D: Plan to Investigate 168(1)
Appendix E: Creative Problem Solving 169(1)
Appendix F: Means--End Analysis 170(1)
Appendix G: Checklist for Small-Group Conferences 171(1)
Appendix H: Product and Performance Assessment Form 172(1)
Appendix I: Writing Assessment Form 173(1)
Appendix J: Checklist for Independent Research Projects 174(1)
References 175


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