Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators / Edition 3

Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators / Edition 3

by Craig A. Mertler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412988896

ISBN-13: 9781412988896

Pub. Date: 01/04/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412988896
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments PART I. “WHAT IS ACTION RESEARCH?”
1. Introduction to Action Research
2. Overview of the Action Research Process PART II. “HOW DO I BEGIN MY ACTION RESEARCH STUDY?”
3. Planning for Action Research
4. Developing a Research Plan PART III. “WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL THESE DATA?”
5. Collecting Data
6. Analyzing Data PART IV. “I’VE GOT RESULTS!...NOW WHAT?”
7. Developing an Action Plan
8. Sharing and Reflecting
9. Writing Up Action Research Appendix A. Sample Action Research Report: The Achievement Gap at Highland Park High School Appendix B. Sample Action Research Report: Motivation in Social Studies Glossary References Index About the Author

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