Action research, explored in this book, is a seven-step process for improving teaching and learning in classrooms at all levels. Through practical examples, research tools, and easy-to-follow "implementation strategies," Richard Sagor guides readers through the process from start to finish.
This workbook facilitates the completion of action research studies by providing a series of tasks that guide action researchers from the beginning of a project and selecting a topic for study, to completion of the project and editing final reports.
Recent enthusiasm for "evidence-based" policy and practice in education has brought a new sense of urgency to understanding the ways in which the basic tenets of science are manifested in the study of teaching, learning, and schooling.
Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches
by John W Creswell
Presents three approaches - qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods - side by side within the context of the process of research from the beginning steps of philosophical assumptions to the writing and presenting of research.
The Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors (Thesaurus) is a controlled vocabulary - a carefully selected list of education-related words and phrases assigned to ERIC records to organize them by subject and make them easier to retrieve through a search.
Access to statistics published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. (Beginning in 2013, offered by ProQuest)