Curriculum Action Research

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A handbook of research techniques for teachers, this book documents the historical development and changing nature of action research in the curriculum and aims to encourage teacher development through curriculum inquiry. It describes 57 action research tools, ten of which are new.

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Curriculum Action Research: A Handbook of Methods and Resources for the Reflective Practitioner

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Overview

A handbook of research techniques for teachers, this book documents the historical development and changing nature of action research in the curriculum and aims to encourage teacher development through curriculum inquiry. It describes 57 action research tools, ten of which are new.

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Editorial Reviews

British Journal of Educational Technology
This book is a must for every teacher at any level from primary to post-graduate studies.
Educational Research
An authoritative, accessible and admirable book.
British Journal of Educational Technology
This book is a must for every teacher at any level from primary to post-graduate studies.
Educational Research
An authoritative, accessible and admirable book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749417932
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/1996
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,081,075
  • Product dimensions: 0.61 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 Action Research - Historical and Philosophical Background 3
Ch. 2 The Teacher as Researcher and Professional 35
Ch. 3 Observational and Narrative Research Methods 59
Ch. 4 Non-Observational, Survey and Self-Report Techniques 123
Ch. 5 Discourse Analysis and Problem-Solving Methods 141
Ch. 6 Critical-Reflective and Evaluative Research Methods 184
Ch. 7 Analysing Action Research Data 219
Ch. 8 Towards Critical Communities: Networks, Dissemination and the Ethics of Action Research 229
Ch. 9 Teaching Action Research 243
Epilogue 259
References 262
Author Index 275
Subject Index 276
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