Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher, 6th edition

  • Geoffrey E. Mills


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A step-by-step guide to action research with a balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods. 

The leading text in the field of action research, Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher is known for its practical, step-by-step guidance for teachers on how to do research in classrooms. Drawing on his extensive experience working directly with teachers and principals to help them learn how to conduct action research studies, the author guides future educators through the action research process via numerous concrete illustrations. The text positions action research as a fundamental component of teaching and helps it's readers not only acquire the skills to conduct quality studies, but also how to make it a part of everyday teaching practice. 


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0134522729 / 9780134522722 Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, Sixth Edition

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Understanding Action Research

Chapter 2. Ethics

Chapter 3. Deciding on an Area of Focus

Chapter 4. Review of Related Literature

Chapter 5. Data Collection Techniques

Chapter 6. Data Collection Considerations: Validity, Reliability, and Generalizability

Chapter 7. Data Analysis and Interpretation

Chapter 8. Action Planning for Educational Change

Chapter 9. Writing Up Action Research

Chapter 10. Evaluating Action Research

Appendix A: Action Research in Action

Appendix B: Standard Deviation and Action Research

Appendix C: Displaying Data Visually


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