ERIC Number: ED270365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
An Invitation to Research in Social Education. Bulletin No. 77.
Cornbleth, Catherine, Ed.
Nine authors contributed to a three part bulletin inviting research in social education. Part 1, Research Perspectives, contains chapters one and two: (1) "The Invitation" (Catherine Cornbleth) and (2)"Paradigm and Purpose" (Thomas S. Popkewitz). Part 2, "Research Alternatives, has chapters three through eight: (3) "Survey Research" (Dennie L. Smith); (4) "Experimental Research" (Patrick Ferguson); (5) "An Ethnographic Approach" (Jane J. White); (6) "Critical Research" (William B. Stanley); (7) "Social Education of Young Children" (Marianne N. Block); and (8) "Social Studies Teachers as Researchers" (Judith Torney-Purta). Part 3, Two Views of Social Studies Research, includes the final chapters nine and ten; (9) "A Teacher's Perspective" (Saundra J. McKee) and (10) "Social Studies Research Reconsidered" (Catherine Cornbleth). Each of the chapters has an accompanying bibliography. (JH)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnography, Experiments, Models, Questionnaires, Research, Researchers, Social Studies, Teachers
National Council for the Social Studies, 3501 Newark Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20016.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see ED 254 477 and ED 255 469.