ERIC Number: ED468607
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
In-Forming Practice through Action Research. Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education. Yearbook.
Peterat, Linda, Ed.; Smith, M. Gale
This book contains 16 papers about informing family and consumer sciences educational practice through action research. The following papers are included: "Informing Practice through Classroom Inquiry" (Linda Peterat, M. Gale Smith); "Focusing Praxis Research on Sexism in a Primary Classroom" (Emily Sutherland); "Understanding the Meaning of Students' Practical Experiences" (Jill McCaffery); "Reaching Out to the Kids Who Walk the Fence" (Rebecca Moock); "Action Research for Career Programs" (Virginia Dean); "Learning to Live in Linguistic Diversity" (Judy Chan); "Critical Incidents: Invitations for Reflection and Change in Adult Special Education" (Linda Bjerrisgaard); "Between Vision and Reality: Reflections on Collaborative Action Research" (M. Gale Smith); "Stance, Resistance, and Pedagogical Possibilities: Reflections on Ethics of Researching Practice" (Cynthia Nicol); "Understanding Learning: Researching and Theorizing from University Experiences" (Garry F. Hoban); "Nurturing Pedagogical Practices" (Jennifer Wanjiku Khamasi); "Collaborating with Preservice Teachers for Social Justice" (Linda Farr Darling); "Researching Power Relations in Student Teaching" (M. Gale Smith); "Advising-as-Inquiry: A Case in Self-Study" (Linda Peterat); "Framing Tales from School: Opening (or Closing) Spaces for Social Action" (Linda Eyre); and "Reflections on Teaching an Action Research Course" (Annabelle Dryden, Sharon M. Haggerty). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. The following items are also included: annotated bibliographies of 28 publications and 5 Web site resources; a glossary; and a bibliography listing 31 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Definitions, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Glossaries, Language of Instruction, Non English Speaking, Postsecondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Research Methodology, Second Language Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Sex Bias, Social Change, Student Teaching, Teacher Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Universities, Vocational Education Teachers
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Alexandria, VA. Education and Technology Div.