Partnerships in Education Research provides the epistemological and philosophical basis for engaging with partners in research and discusses many of the practical issues facing researchers such as finding the right research partner, developing partnership protocols, joint planning approaches and creating effective research relationships. The authors also consider the theoretical, ethical and socio--cultural aspects of partnership research and the potential for partnership research to have long lasting effects on educational practice.
The book draws on a diverse range of case studies to explore practical issues, methodologies, challenges, and benefits of partnership research in education.
Partnerships in Education Research offers a series of principles and models that can be applied to the development of an effective partnership research project.
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 472 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18 mm
Anderson and Freebody offer a series of comprehensive, systematic and useful ways of undertaking partnership research in educational settings. The book is thoughtfully researched, grounded in theory, methodologically sound and provides diverse examples of engaging in research with educational partners. The simple and complex questions are addressed and most importantly the thread of why education matters resonates throughout the book. * George Belliveau, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Canada *
The book is highly recommended for researchers and research groups as a valuable text for practical advice. Important questions regarding processes are addressed. This is a significant contribution to de-mystifying partnership research in education. -- Mary Dixon, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia * Critical Studies in Education *