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The Sage handbook for research in education : engaging ideas and enriching inquiry

Author: Clifton Conrad; Ronald C Serlin
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2006.
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This Handbook brings together leading academics in diverse fields within and outside of education, as well as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches, to provide an upto-date, advanced  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
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All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Conrad; Ronald C Serlin
ISBN: 1412906407 9781412906401
OCLC Number: 300305492
Description: xxii, 598 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart I. Engaging Ideas: The Context of Inquiry and Meaningful ProblemsSection One: Exploring the Multiple Purposes of Inquiry and Key StakeholdersIntroductory Essay - D. C. Phillips1. Muddying the Waters: The Many Purposes of Educational Inquiry - D. C. Phillips2. What Knowledge Users Want - Robert E. Floden3. Minding the Gap Between Research and Policymaking - David N. Plank and Debbi HarrisSection Two: Identifying Meaningful Problems and Approaches to Inquiry Across and Within FieldsIntroductory Essay - Laura W. Perna and John C. Weidman4. All Else Is Never Equal: Opportunity Lost and Found on the P-16 Path to College Access - Patricia M. McDonough and R. Evely Gildersleeve5. Studying Teacher Education Programs: Enriching and Enlarging the Inquiry - Kenneth Zeichner6. What Are We Tripping On? Transgressing the Fault Lines in Research on the Preparation of Multicultural Educators - Carl A. Grant and Vonzell Agosto7. Moving Forward: Ideas for Research on School, Family, and Community Partnerships - Joyce L. Epstein and Steven B. Sheldon8. Research on Instruction and Learning in Science: Elaborating the Design Approach - Michael Ford and Ellice Ann Forman9. Learning in Science and Mathematics: The Role of Philosophy, Theory, and Methodology in Shaping Our Developing Understanding - Juliet A. Baxter and Shirley J. Magnusson10. Reconceptualizing and Recentering Research in Special Education - Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell and Brian A. Bottge11. Discovering Unheard Voices: Explorations in the History of Education, Childhood, and Juvenile Justice - Steven Schlossman12. Counseling Psychology - Mary Lee Nelson and Cindy L. Juntunen13. Educational Leadership - Jane Clark Lindle14. Socialization of Students in Higher Education: Organizational Perspectives - John C. Weidman15. Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education: Building On and Extending Lines of Inquiry for the Advancement of the Public Good - Jason N. Johnson, Clifton F. Conrad, and Laura Perna16. Comparative Education: An Approach to Educational Inquiry - David PhillipsPart II. Enriching Inquiry Through Identifying and Addressing Key ChallengesSection Three: Challenges in Formulating and Framing Meaningful ProblemsIntroductory Essay - Daniel K. Lapsley17. Situating Ourselves and Our Inquiry: A First-Person Account - James Youniss18. Developing and Nurturing Interesting and Researchable Ideas - Kathryn R. Wentzel19. The Challenge of Framing a Problem: What Is Your Burning Question? - Susan HarterSection Four: Challenges in Preparing for InquiryIntroductory Essay - Scott L. Thomas20. Light and Shadow in Research Design - John P. Bean21. Conceptualizing and Conducting Meaningful Research Studies in Education - Ronald H. Heck22. Sampling: Rationale and Rigor in Choosing What to Observe - Scott L. Thomas23. Approaching Rigor in Applied Qualitative Research - J. Douglas TomaSection Five: Challenges in Conducting InquiryIntroductory Essay - King D Beach, III, and Betsy Jane Becker24. Windows of Possibility: Perspectives on the Construction of Educational Researchers - Anna Neumann and Aaron M. Pallas25. Constructing Data - Kadriye Ercikan and Wolff-Michael Roth26. Constructing Analyses: The Development of Thoughtfulness in Working With Quantitative Methods - Michael Seltzer and Mike Rose27. Constructing Conclusions - King D Beach, III, Betsy Jane Becker, and Mary M. KennedySection Six: Challenges in Writing, Voice, and Dissemination of ResearchIntroductory Essay - Beth Graue28. Writing in Education Research - Beth Graue29. Experimenting With Voice and Reflexivity in Social Science Texts - Elizabeth G. Creamer30. Getting the Word Out: Challenges and Opportunities in Explaining Educational Research to the World - Gerald W. BraceyAuthor IndexSubject IndexAbout the EditorsAbout the Section EditorsAbout the Contributors
Responsibility: Clifton F. Conrad & Ronald C. Serlin, editors.
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