RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 244764242 LA English T1 Action research essentials A1 Craig, Dorothy Valcarcel,, PB Jossey-Bass PP San Francisco, Calif. YR 2009 SN 9780470189290 0470189290 AB "Action Research Essentials offers students, faculty, and practitioners an accessible and practical guide on how and when to do action research most effectively. Dorothy Valcarcel Craig, a leading expert on the topic of action research, provides step-by-step approaches and shows how to gather the right data, conduct a comprehensive and useful literature review, analyze the data, design and implement a resulting action plan, and present the findings. Designed to be broadly applied, the book is filled with illustrations from the field of education, as well as from social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, medicine, and counseling." "Action Research Essentials contains a variety of online resources as well as rubrics and checklists to help students design questions, evaluate online sources, write the literature review, and create the action research report."--Jacket.