Curriculum action research a handbook of methods and resources for the reflective practitioner by James McKernan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Action research in education.,
  • Curriculum planning -- Research.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-265) and indexes.

Book details

StatementJames McKernan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1028.24 .M39 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1542473M
ISBN 100312067615, 0749404116
LC Control Number91021321

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Chapter 1 explores that historical and philosophical foundations of the action research movement. Chapter 2 discusses the teacher as researcher and professional, and offers criteria for a professional code of by: A step-by-step guide to action research with a balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods.

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1 Why should teachers do action research. 7 Action research: a case study 7 A collaborative perspective on action research 12 Teachers’ responses to action research 14 Summary 17 Group discussion tasks 18 2 Definitions and processes 20 Introduction 20 Quantitative approaches to research 21 Qualitative approaches.

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alongside this book. Research Methods in Education, Critical theory and curriculum research 30 A summary of the three paradigms 32 The emerging paradigm of complexity 14 Action research Introduction Defining action research Principles and characteristics of action.

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