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Action Research - International Student Edition
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Action Research - International Student Edition
Improving Schools and Empowering Educators

Sixth Edition


August 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators introduces both novice and experienced practicing educators to the process of designing and conducting classroom-based action research in order to make their instructional practices more effective. This practical text focuses on the research methods and procedures that educators can use in their everyday instructional practices, classroom activities, and school procedures. Using over 20 years of teaching experience, author Craig A. Mertler provides insightful coverage of the knowledge and skills needed to design research studies, conduct research, and communicate findings to relevant stakeholders.

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Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
About the Author
 
Part I: What Is Action Research?
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Action Research
 
Chapter 2: Overview of the Action Research Process
 
Part II: How Do I Begin My Action Research Study?
 
Chapter 3: Planning for Action Research & Reviewing Related Literature
 
Chapter 4: Developing a Research Plan
 
Part III: What Do I Do With All These Data?
 
Chapter 5: Collecting Data
 
Chapter 6: Analyzing Data
 
Part IV: I’ve Got Results!?.?.?.?Now What?
 
Chapter 7: Next Steps and Future Cycles: Developing an Action Plan
 
Chapter 8: Writing an Action Research Report
 
Chapter 9: Sharing and Reflecting
 
Appendix A. What Is the Impact of Positive Female Role Models and Mentoring Opportunities on the Self-Efficacy of Girls in Science?
 
Appendix B. The Relationship Between the Strategy of Knowledge Folders and Study Skills
 
Appendix C. Action Research Developmental Templates
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

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