Being an educator involves continual reflection on practice to improve student learning and engagement. Learning to Research and Researching to Learn is an essential introduction to developing research skills and conducting practitioner research in the field of education. Learning to Research and Researching to Learn covers all aspects of educational research, from how to conduct and engage with research, to how to collect, organise and analyse data. Using real-world examples and practitioner findings, the text encourages student and practitioner engagement through discussion questions and case studies relevant to educators in early childhood, primary and secondary contexts. Written by authors with extensive experience as both teachers and researchers, Learning to Research and Researching to Learn is an invaluable resource for educators in all stages of their professional careers.
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Learning to Research and Researching to Learn is an essential introduction to developing research skills and conducting practitioner research in the field of education.
1. Introduction to education research and practitioner research: what is it and why do it?; 2. The decision to research: what is involved?; 3. Conducting practitioner research in school contexts: considerations, practicalities and ethics; 4. Engaging with research: reading and critiquing literature; 5. Approaches to study design: from research question to planning the research process; 6. Data collection instruments: designing and administering; 7. Organising and analysing data; 8. Synthesis and discussion of findings; 9. Disseminating practitioner research; 10. Challenges, opportunities and outcomes of practitioner research; 11. Professionalism
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An essential introduction to developing research skills and conducting practitioner research in the field of education.

Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9781108729079
Publisert
2020
Utgiver
Vendor
Cambridge University Press
Vekt
460 gr
Høyde
255 mm
Bredde
190 mm
Tykkelse
11 mm
Aldersnivå
05, 06, U, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
236

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Annette Hilton was Associate Professor of Research Leadership at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and remains associated with UTS in an honorary capacity. She was a secondary school teacher and head of department for 20 years. She was previously Associate Professor of Science Education at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Copenhagen. Geoff Hilton is a Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Queensland, where he teaches in the undergraduate and masters programs for initial teacher education. He was a primary school teacher for many years before completing his PhD and moving to academia.