Reflecting Where the Action Is: The Selected Works of John Elliott

Reflecting Where the Action Is: The Selected Works of John Elliott

by John Elliott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415369355

ISBN-13: 9780415369350

Pub. Date: 12/07/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Professor John Elliott has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in Education Research and Action Research. He has contributed over 25 books and 600 articles to the field. In this book, he brings together over 16 of his key writings, in one place. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which

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Professor John Elliott has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in Education Research and Action Research. He has contributed over 25 books and 600 articles to the field. In this book, he brings together over 16 of his key writings, in one place. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of Professor Elliott's career and contextualizes his selection, the chapters cover: Rethinking Educational Research Doing Classroom Action Research Pedagogy ad Form of Action Research The Challenge of Action Research This must-have book for anyone wishing to know more about the development of Action Research and Educational Research and John Elliott's contribution to these exciting fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415369350
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/07/2006
Series:
World Library of Educationalists Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The School-Based Curriculum Development Movement Curriculum Development as a Pedagogical Experiment Essay 1: A Curriculum for the Study of Human Affairs - The Contribution of Lawrence Stenhouse Essay 2: Developing Hypotheses about Classrooms from Teachers’ Practical Constructs - An Account of the Work of the Ford Teaching Project Holding Teachers to Account Essay 3: Preparing Teachers for Classroom Accountability Essay 4: Self-Evaluation and Teacher Competence Paradigms of Educational Research Essay 5: Classroom Research - Science or Commonsense Essay 6: Educational Theory, Practical Philosophy and Action Research Essay 7: Implications of Classroom Research for Professional Development Conceptions of Teaching as an Evidence-Based Profession Essay 8: Making Evidence-Based Practice Educational Essay 9: Using Research to Improve Practice - The Notion of Evidence-Based Practice Essay 10: Re-Thinking Pedagogy as the Aesthetic Ordering of Learning Experiences Resolving the Dualism of Theory and Practice Essay 11: Doing Action Research-Doing Practical Philosophy - What the Academy does with an Antagonistic View of Educational Inquiry Essay 12: The Struggle to Redefine the Relationship between ‘Knowledge’ and ‘Action’ in the Academy - Some Reflections on Action Research

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