A Handbook for Teacher Research / Edition 1

A Handbook for Teacher Research / Edition 1

by Colin Lankshear, Michele Knobel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335210651

ISBN-13: 9780335210657

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Open University Press

This book is intended to provide everything the teacher researcher needs as a guide to conducting good quality practitioner research. It is written in a clear and accessible manner, while engaging with key issues integral to all kinds of research. The book is informed by the authors' own wide-ranging research experiences. It will be suitable for use in upper levels of…  See more details below

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This book is intended to provide everything the teacher researcher needs as a guide to conducting good quality practitioner research. It is written in a clear and accessible manner, while engaging with key issues integral to all kinds of research. The book is informed by the authors' own wide-ranging research experiences. It will be suitable for use in upper levels of undergraduate Education programs, as well as in postgraduate research. At the same time it is designed for use by self-directed teacher researchers who conceive and drive their own independent studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335210657
Publisher:
Open University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

An introduction to teacher research
Teacher research as systematic inquiry
Three kinds of teacher research
Problems, purposes, and design in teacher research
Producing clear and manageable research questions
Informing and framing teacher research projects
Quantitative inquiry and teacher research
Teacher research as 'scholarly' inquiry
Collecting spoken data in qualitative research
Collecting observed data in qualitative research
Collecting written data in qualitative research
Analysing spoken data in qualitative research
Analysing observed data in qualitative research
Analysing written data in qualitative research
Interpretation, representation and validity in teacher research
Ethics in teacher research

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