Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research is an accessible introduction to understanding and improving teaching and learning through a process of reflection, research and action. Written by teachers for teachers, it offers a straightforward guide to classroom research and considers issues central to effective professional development.
Including questions for reflection and illustrated with case studies and vignettes of the authors' own experiences of undertaking classroom research, it offers a step-by-step guide to beginning your own research:
identifying an area of professional concern or interest
articulating your own educational values
developing a better understanding of your practice
thinking critically about educational practices
depicting practice as it is and as it evolves
finding a research methodology
providing evidence of improved practice
developing theory from practice.
Acknowledging the busy nature of classroom teaching and focussing on personalising professional development, this friendly, sensible text offers support and guidance for all student and practising teachers interested in research either for your own professional development or to pursue postgraduate studies in your area of interest.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 11 mm
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