Includes bibliographical references (p. -195) and index.
PART ONE: LEARNING ABOUT EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH The Professional Teacher and Educational Research What Is this Thing Called Educational Research? How Do Educational Researchers Think about Their Research? What Strategies Do Educational Researchers Use? PART TWO: LEARNING FROM EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH Teachers Evaluating Research Quality Teachers Evaluating Research Relevance PART THREE: LEARNING THROUGH EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH Teachers Planning Research Teachers Collecting Evidence through Research Teachers Interrogating the Evidence from Classroom Studies Teachers Making the Case through Reporting Research.
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'This is an exceptionally strong book. I learnt much of value from it, yet the text is accessible to PGCE students. It is packed with interesting and valid arguments and shows a great understanding both of classrooms and of educational research' - Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London Invaluable for anyone undertaking initial teacher training courses and other postgraduate courses involving an element of educational research, this text equips the reader with the necessary knowledge and skills to be confident in appreciating the nature, limitations and possibilities of small-scale classroom research, and critically reading the research of others. It includes case examples and pedagogical features throughout to enable the reader to fully engage with the issues surrounding teaching and learning. (source: Nielsen Book Data)