This compact, user-friendly book provides everything a teacher needs to know to conduct an action research project, in a clear, step-by-step presentation.
This book guides the learner through comprehension and interpretation of both qualitative and quantitative techniques in action research methods and then describes all phases of the process, including selecting a topic; collecting, analyzing, and reporting data; reviewing the literature; and presenting the report.
There are many new strategies and examples of projects that can be used for professional growth and development included with this edition, as well as more examples, ideas for possible research questions, and many new forms and graphics are added.
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A Short Guide to Action Research, Fourth Edition
Andrew P. Johnson
This user-friendly text provides students with everything a pre-service or in-service teacher needs to know to conduct an action research project in a clear, step-by-step presentation.
A Short Guide in Action Research, Fourth Edition, guides the learner through both qualitative and quantitative techniques in educational research methods and then describes all phases of the process, including selecting a topic; collecting, analyzing, and reporting data; reviewing the literature; and presenting the report. Data collection techniques reflecting popular authentic assessments and real-life examples enliven concepts throughout the text. Step-by-step directions for using action research to complete a Master’s Thesis are included.
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Here’s what your colleagues have to say about this book:
“This book is excellent. The author manages to explain action research and how to do it without frightening the novice researcher away from what can be a very full-filling and informative endeavor.”
–Sandra Luna McCune, Stephen F. Austin State University
“A Short Guide to Action Research provides a concise, thorough picture of action research. It successfully mixes theory and practical information in covering the topics related to action research.”
–Carole Milner, Minnesota State UniversityAbout the Author:
Dr. Andrew Johnson is Professor of Holistic Education and the Director of the Accelerated Teacher Licensure Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Here he specializes in educational psychology, holistic education, literacy instruction, and teacher professional development.
Before moving into higher education he worked for 9 years in the public schools as a second grade teacher, wrestling coach, and as a gifted education coordinator. His most recent books include Making Connections in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies (SAGE) and Teaching Reading and Writing: A Guidebook for Tutoring and Remediating Students (Rowman and Littlefield).
Dr. Johnson can be reached for comment at: email@example.com. For information related to workshops and professional development opportunities go to: www.OPDT-Johonson.com.
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Descripción Allyn & Bacon. Paperback. Estado de conservación: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 2820969164
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