Students as Researchers: Creating Classrooms that Matter

Students as Researchers: Creating Classrooms that Matter

by Joe Kincheloe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750706309

ISBN-13: 9780750706308

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book focuses directly on student empowerment through meaningful research. It fills a specific gap in educational literature by making explicit the relationship between teaching method, classroom practice, and the production of knowledge. Drawing on the best of theoretical innovations over the last decade Students as Researchers places them in a living

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This book focuses directly on student empowerment through meaningful research. It fills a specific gap in educational literature by making explicit the relationship between teaching method, classroom practice, and the production of knowledge. Drawing on the best of theoretical innovations over the last decade Students as Researchers places them in a living accessible context. With a sound basis in theory, the book is also extremely practical and accessible for students, giving scenarios and examples that can be used to reveal the workings and benefits of research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750706308
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Teachers' Library Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Students as Researchers: Critical Visions, Emancipatory Insights2
Ch. 2Reclaiming Wonder: Young Students as Researchers20
Ch. 3Nurturing Critical Dispositions in the Classroom33
Ch. 4Interpretive Inquiry as Student Research49
Ch. 5Writing and Passing Notes: Resistance, Identity and Pleasure in the Lives of Teenage Girls64
Ch. 6Mentoring Authorship in the Elementary School Classroom Through the Writing Process77
Ch. 7Negotiating Place: The Importance of Children's Realities94
Ch. 8Using Dramaturgy in Educational Research113
Ch. 9Romancing the Curriculum with Student Research: Recreating Kent State136
Ch. 10Creating North141
Ch. 11Engaging Students as Researchers: Researching and Teaching Thanksgiving in the Elementary Classroom149
Ch. 12Social Studies Teaching and Learning: A Descriptive Analysis of Concept Mapping167
Ch. 13Getting Beyond the Limits in Social Studies: Reconceptualizing the Methods Class188
Ch. 14Action Experiments: Are Students Learning Physical Science?199
Ch. 15Exploring Critical Distance in Science Education: Students Researching the Implications of Technological Embeddedness212
Ch. 16Making Meaning and Analyzing Experience - Student Researchers as Transformative Agents228
List of Contributors247
Index249

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