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A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Research

A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Research

by David Hopkins


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ISBN-13: 9780335150281
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 06/28/1985
Pages: 144

About the Author

David Hopkins is the inaugural HSBC iNET Chair in International Leadership at the Institute of Education, University of London. Between 2002 and 2005 he served three Secretary of States as the Chief Adviser on School Standards at the Department for Education and Skills. He is the author of Every School a Great School (Open University Press, 2007) and is also an International Mountain Guide who still climbs regularly in the Alps and Himalayas.

Table of Contents

Preface to the fourth edition ix

Acknowledgements xii

1 A teacher's guide to classroom research 1

2 Classroom research in action 6

3 Why classroom research by teachers? 37

4 Action research and classroom research by teachers 47

5 Developing a focus 62

6 Principles of classroom observation 75

7 Methods of observation in classroom research 86

8 Data gathering 104

9 Analysing classroom research data 129

10 Reporting classroom research 144

11 Teaching and learning as the heartland of classroom research 156

12 Teacher research, the creation of professional learning communities and the transformation of schooling 180

Appendix: Ethics for classroom research 201

Bibliography 205

Index 215

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