ERIC Number: ED318703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Opening the Door to Classroom Research.
Olson, Mary W., Ed.
The idea of the teacher as researcher is presented from several different perspectives--the teacher's, the administrator's, and the university based researcher's--to convey a sense of what it means to be a teacher/researcher. The following chapters are included: (1) The Teacher as Researcher--A Historical Perspective (Mary W. Olson); (2) The Door Is Open. Won't You Come In? (Faye Brownlie); (3) Learning to Research/Researching to Learn (Carol S. Avery); (4) Content Teachers as Researchers in Australia (Bert Morris, Patsy Bopf, and Nea Stewart-Dore); (5) Teaching as Research (Carol M. Santa); (6) Collaborating with Teachers on Research (Andrew C. Porter); (7) Preparing Principals for an Action Research Agenda in the Schools (John J. Beck); (8) Involving School Administrators in Classroom Research (Floyd Sucher); (9) A Model of Teaching and Instructional Improvement (S. Jay Samuels and H. Lawrence Jones); and (10) Commentary--Teachers Are Researchers (Patrick Shannon). (JD)
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Research, Educational Researchers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry, Instructional Improvement, Research Methodology, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Participation, Teacher Researchers, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.