Educational Research and Evidence-based Practice

Educational Research and Evidence-based Practice

by Martyn Hammersley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412945623

ISBN-13: 9781412945622

Pub. Date: 07/18/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Combining classic articles that have been key markers in recent debates with new and influential material, this book addresses the problems involved in educational research and the issues surrounding its contribution to policymaking and practice. The authors examine the diverse approaches within qualitative research and address some of the key areas which have

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Combining classic articles that have been key markers in recent debates with new and influential material, this book addresses the problems involved in educational research and the issues surrounding its contribution to policymaking and practice. The authors examine the diverse approaches within qualitative research and address some of the key areas which have attracted criticism. They consider what role research should play and examine the case for randomised controlled trials and for action research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412945622
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/18/2007
Series:
Published in association with The Open University Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: DEBATES ABOUT EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
1. Teaching as a research-based profession: possibilities and prospects. David Hargreaves
2. Educational research and teaching: a response to David Hargreaves' TTA Lecture. Martyn Hammersley
3. In defence of research for evidence-based teaching: a rejoinder to Martyn Hammersley. David Hargreaves
4. A reply to Hargreaves. Martyn Hammersley
5. Making evidence-based practice educational. John Elliott
6. Making Evidence-based practice educational: a rejoinder to John Elliott. Ann Oakley
7. Evidence-informed policy and practice: challenges for social science. Ann Oakley
8. Intellectuals or technicians? The urgent role of theory in educational studies. Stephen J Ball
9. Beyond reflection: contingency, idiosyncrasy and reflexivity in initial teacher education. Alex Moore
PART TWO: THE NATURE OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
10. On the kinds of research in educational settings. Michael Bassey
11. The paradigm wars and their aftermath: a "historical" sketch of research on teaching since 1989. Nathaniel Gage
12. Action research. Stephen Kemmis
13. Increasing the generalisability of qualitative research. Janet W Schofield
14. Critical incidents and learning about risks: the case of young people and their health. Martyn Denscombe
15. Interrogating the discourse of home-school relations: the case of parents' evenings. Maggie Mac Lure with Barbara Walker
16. Labouring to learn?: industrial training for slow learners. Paul Atkinson, David Shone and Teresa Rees
17. An appraisal of Labouring to learn. Martyn Hammersley
18. The obviousness of social and educational research results. Nathaniel Gage

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