A Handbook for Teacher Research / Edition 1

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This book identifies five features that must be present in

all research and provides clear and accessible guidelines for

teachers to meet these requirement in studies designed to

enhance their vocation as educators. It is written in a clear

and accessible manner and engages with key issues integral

to all kinds of research. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate

and postgraduate research and for self-directed teacher researchers

who drive their own independent studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335210640
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/15/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Meet the Author

Colin Lankshear is Professor of Literacy and New Technologies at James Cook University, Australia, Visiting Scholar at McGill University, Canada, and an Adjunct Teacher at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: A general background to teacher research as practice

1. An introduction to teacher research
2. Teacher research as systematic inquiry
3. Formulating our research purposes: Problems, questions, aims and objectives
4. General approaches to teacher research
5. Informing the study: some key aspects of reviewing literature
6. Ethics and teacher research

Part 2: Introduction to teacher research as document-based and quantitative investigation

7. An introduction to teacher research as document-based investigation
8. An introduction to teacher research as quantitative investigation

Part 3: Teacher research as qualitative investigation

9. A background to data collection in qualitative teacher research
10. Collecting spoken data in qualitative teacher research
11. Collecting observed data in qualitative teacher research
12. Collecting written data in qualitative teacher research
13. Analyzing spoken data in qualitative teacher research
14. Analyzing observed data in qualitative teacher research
15. Analyzing written data in qualitative teacher research

Part 4: Research quality and reporting
16. Quality and reporting in teacher research


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