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Practitioner Research for Teachers free pdf 'This is a really useful book. It is full of helpful ideas and examples and discusses the importance of research for teachers. While addressing both the why and the how of practitioner research in school settings the authors have kept closely in touch with the practical concerns of busy professionals' - Professor Anne Edwards, School of Education, University of Birmingham. 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 discusses how the notion of classroom research has evolved from previous movements based upon school effectiveness and action research. It shows how being able to conduct and understand research is vital for the professional development of teachers. The text then considers the practical issues of the design and carrying out of classroom-based research. It contains practical examples to illustrate points where appropriate. Each chapter includes recommended further reading and practical tasks.

About Diana Burton

Diana Burton is Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Developmental and Applied Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton. She was formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education at Liverpool John Moores University, where she was previously Dean of Education. She worked for many years at Manchester Metropolitan University leading teacher education programmes and was a secondary school teacher before that. Diana has a Masters and PhD in the field of Educational Psychology. She is the author of a number of books and articles on pupil learning, teacher development, educating children with behavioural, emotional and social disadvantage, citizenship and social justice. She is a fellow of the Royal Academy for the Society of the Arts, and the Higher Education Academy and an active member of the British Education Research Association. Steve's research interests are in practitioner research where he has worked with networks of teachers on the development of their classroom evaluations. He has also been involved with the development of Education Studies as a subject in HE. Steve has been chair of the British Education Studies Association and was more recently involved in the review of the Education Studies Subject Benchmarks for QAA. Steve currently teaches research methods on the master's in leadership and management and education studies on the combined awards program.

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Author : Diana Burton
Publisher : Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 18 September 2004
ISBN : 0761944214
EAN : 9780761944218
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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