What Every Teacher Should Know About Action Research

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/17/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This booklet covers some of the basic steps teachers can use in action research. From defining the problem, developing a plan of action, evaluating the plan and sharing it to solving real classroom problems, this handy guide provides students with the basics they need to know.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Action Researchp. 1
An Overview of Action Research: Descriptors of Action Researchp. 1
The Beginningp. 3
Action Research Stepsp. 3
Finding Your Research Topicp. 4
A Theoretical Contextp. 5
Sources for the Literature Reviewp. 5
Sample Literature Reviewsp. 6
Methods: Collecting Datap. 9
Data Collectionp. 9
Types of Data in Action Researchp. 10
Methods: Analyzing the Datap. 21
Accuracy and Credibilityp. 21
Inductive Analysisp. 21
Discussion: Your Plan of Actionp. 25
Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 25
Evaluation of the Studyp. 27
Designing a New Plan or Programp. 27
Referencesp. 30
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