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Action Research - International Student Edition

Action Research - International Student Edition
Improving Schools and Empowering Educators

Sixth Edition

August 2019 | 360 pages | 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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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

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ISBN: 9781544372181