ERIC Number: ED439152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher.
Mills, Geoffrey E.
This guide defines action research and provides historical and theoretical contexts for its use. Specific advice is given for the teacher-researchers engaging in action research, and a case study provides an extended example of the action research process. The chapters are: (1) "Understanding Action Research"; (2) "Deciding on an Area of Focus"; (3) "Data Collection Techniques"; (4) "Data Collection Considerations: Validity, Reliability, Generalizability, and Ethics"; (5) "Data Analysis and Interpretation"; (6) "Action Planning for Educational Change"; (7) "Sharing, Critiquing, and Celebrating Action Research"; (8) "On-Line Action Research Resources"; and (9) "Action Research in Action: A Case Study of Curtis Elementary." (Contains 82 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Research Methodology, Teacher Researchers
Prentice-Hall, Inc., One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458 ($28). Tel: 800-282-0693 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.prenhall.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A