ERIC Number: ED451159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Ethical Issues in Practitioner Research. Practitioner Inquiry Series.
Zeni, Jane, Ed.
This collection of papers examines the hidden risks that teacher researchers may face in action research. There are 12 papers in three parts. Part 1, "School-Based Researchers," includes: (1) "Drafting Ethical Guidelines for Teacher Research in Schools" (Marian M. Mohr); (2) "'Tuesday Night' Revisited: Learning to Survive" (Leslie Turner Minarik); (3) "Coming to Know My Place" (Wanda C. Clay); (4) "Teacher Research: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" (Linda Hajj); and (5) "Who Owns the Story? Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Practitioner Research" (Cathy Beck, Laura DuPont, Lori Geismar-Ryan, Linda Henke, Kathryn Mitchell Pierce, and Catherine Von Hatten). Part 2, "University-Based Researchers," includes: (6) "'A Root Out of a Dry Ground': Resolving the Researcher/Researched Dilemma" (Sharon Shockley Lee); (7) "Action Research on Action Research: Emancipatory Research or Abuse of Power? (Sally Barr Ebest); (8) "The Ethics of Accountability in Action Research" (Owen van den Berg); and (9) "When Evaluation Turns Sour: Quandaries of the Individual Case" (Louis M. Smith). Part 3, "Collaborative School-University Research," includes: (10) "The Ethics of Cultural Invisibility" (Jane Zeni, Myrtho Prophete, Nancy Cason, and Minnie Phillips); (11) "Insiders and Outsiders: Perspectives on Urban Action Research" (Jacquelyn C. Harris, Michael Lowenstein, and Rosalynde Scott); and (12) "Negotiating Two Worlds: Conducting Action Research Within a School-University Partnership" (Marilyn M. Cohn and Suzanne Kirkpatrick). An epilogue offers "A Guide to Ethical Decision Making for Insider Research" (Jane Zeni). (SM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Action Research, College School Cooperation, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Ethics, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Researchers, Urban Schools
Teachers College Press, P.O. Box 20, Williston, VT 05495-0020 (hardbound: ISBN-0-8077-4001-2, $52; paperback: ISBN-0-8077-4000-4, $23.95). Tel: 800-575-6566 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.teacherscollegepress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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Note: Foreword by Susan Lytle.