Students as Researchers: Creating Classrooms that Matter

Students as Researchers: Creating Classrooms that Matter

by Joe Kincheloe
     
 

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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

Contents Part 1: Theoretically Grounding Student Research

1. Students as Researchers: Critical Visions, Emancipatory Insights, Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R. Steinberg

2. Reclaiming Wonder: Young Students as Researchers, Kathleen S. Berry

3. Nurturing Critical Dispositions in the Classroom, Patricia H. Hinchley

4. Interpretive Inquiry as a 'Formal' Research Process, Julia Ellis

Part 2: Pedagogy and Student Research

5. Writing and Passing Notes: Resistance, identity and Pleasure in the Lives of Teenage Girls, Sandra Spickard Prettyman

6. Mentoring Authorship in the Elementary School Classroom Through the Writing Process, Nina Zaragoza

7. Negotiating Place: The Importance of Children's Realities, Melissa A. Butler

8. Using Dramaturgy in Educational Research, Ellen Swartz

9. Romancing the Curriculum with Student Research: Recreating Kent State, Shirley R. Steinberg

10. Creating North, Lana Krievis

11. Engaging Students as Researchers: Researching and Teaching Thanksgiving in the Elementary Classroom, Leila Villaverde and Joe L. Kincheloe

12. Social Studies Teaching and Learning: A Descriptive Analysis of Concept Mapping, Nancy Fichtman Dana

13. Getting Beyond the Limits in Social Studies: Reconceptualizing the Method Class, Joe L. Kincheloe

14. Action Experiments: Are Students Learning Physical Science? Penny J. Gilmer and Paulette Alli

15. Exploring Critical Distance in Science Education: Students Researching the Implications of Technological Embeddedness, J. Damian Kellogg

Part 3: Conclusion

16. Making Meaning and Analyzing Experience: Student Researchers as Tranformative Agents, Joe L. Kincheloe

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