Practitioner Research for Teachers
- Diana Burton - Professor of Education at the University of Wolverhampton
- Steve Bartlett - Professor of Education Studies at the University of Wolverhampton
Educational Research Methods | Leadership | Professional Learning Communities
This is a book about how to do your research. It's aimed at teachers involved in classroom-based research projects such as Best Practice Research Scholarships and Networked Learning Communities.
This book is a significant text for teachers involved in practitioner research. It will discuss how the notion of classroom research has evolved from previous movements based upon school effectiveness and action research. It will show how being able to conduct and understand research is vital for the professional development of teachers. The text will then consider the practical issues of the design and carrying out of classroom-based research. The book contains practical examples to illustrate points where appropriate. Each chapter includes recommended further reading and practical tasks.
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to practioner research. It is written in a clear and engaging way making it a useful and accessible book for teachers. The many tasks and case studies are particularly helpful.