Fire and Ice: Igniting and Channeling Passion in New Qualitative Researchers

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Fire & Ice presents the educational inquiry process to school practitioners and aspiring leaders. The context for this study is unusual because it addresses inquiry learning at both the master's and doctoral level and within group settings. The picture that emerges illustrates ways for mentors to engage graduate students in learning, writing, and research through collaborative structures, with an emphasis on learning communities as the primary vehicle for growth and success. In the book, graduate students ...
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Overview

Fire & Ice presents the educational inquiry process to school practitioners and aspiring leaders. The context for this study is unusual because it addresses inquiry learning at both the master's and doctoral level and within group settings. The picture that emerges illustrates ways for mentors to engage graduate students in learning, writing, and research through collaborative structures, with an emphasis on learning communities as the primary vehicle for growth and success. In the book, graduate students have served as research participants, focus group members, and survey respondents in their dual role as peer mentor.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780820471464
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 328

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface : doing inquiry with fire and ice
Introducing the art of graduate students inquiry 1
Pt. I Creating conditions for scholarly inquiry : conceptual scaffolds 15
1 Mentoring context 17
2 Support groups 23
3 Performing inquiry 31
4 Case study 41
5 Scholar practitioner 47
6 Qualitative continuum 59
Pt. II Performing inquiry in educational leadership : case demonstrations 67
7 Doctoral mentoring cohorts and the WITs 69
8 Scholar practitioner inquiry maps - a pilot study 89
9 Scholar practitioner inquiry maps - a two-year study 117
10 Diversity-security dilemmas in school reform 131
11 Research data interpretation in graduate groups 159
12 Scholar practitioner identity tensions for teachers 179
13 Doctoral cohort experimentation at a distance 197
14 A process-based template for student publication 239
Pt. III Assessing the reflective scholarly inquiry process : writers' tools 269
15 Triangulation perspectives 271
Epilogue : reflections on fire and ice for graduate groups 285
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