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  • The Impact of Comparative Education Research on Institutional Theoryby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 94.95

    This volume of International Perspectives on Education and Society explores how educational research from a comparative perspective has been instrumental in broadening and testing hypotheses from institutional theory. Institutional theory has also played an increasingly influential role in developing an understanding of education in society. This symbiotic... more...

  • How to Create an Independent Research Programby Melanie Jacobs Krieger

    ASCD 1999; US$ 10.95

    Only a few hundred schools across the United States have research programs. Although some of the schools with programs are magnet schools or highly advantaged schools, many ordinary schools have successful programs. Every school is capable of at least a modest program for those students who want to work on independent research projects. more...

  • Doing Collective Biographyby Bronwyn Davies; Susanne Gannon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 49.00

    Describes how to set up collective biography workshops in which participants examine how discursive structures and power relations have both enabled and limited the conditions of possibility for their lived experience. This book introduces the reader to collective biography, a research methodology for use in education and the social sciences. more...

  • Innovations in Educational Ethnographyby George Spindler; Lorie Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This volume focuses on and exemplifies how ethnography--a research tool devoted to looking at human interaction as a cultural process rather than individual psychology--can shed light on educational processes framed by the complex, internationalized societies in which we live today. Part I offers theoretical chapters about ethnography and examples... more...

  • Teaching With Purposeby John Penick; Robin Harris

    National Science Teachers Association 2005; US$ 21.95

    Teaching with Purpose provides a framework for coordinating your unique students and school with your desired educational outcomes and the education research literature. You can use this framework in several aspects of teaching: for planning lessons and units, selecting activities and curriculum, and analyzing your role as teacher. All this is explained... more...

  • How to Use Action Research in the Self-Renewing Schoolby Emily F. Calhoun

    ASCD 1994; US$ 8.95

    Learning to inquire together, to generate knowledge and action simultaneously-that's action research. This book provides practical guidance for conducting schoolwide action research to improve student learning. more...

  • The New Lives of Teachersby Christopher Day; Qing Gu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The New Lives of Teachers examines the varied, often demanding commitments on teachers? lives today as they attempt to pursue careers in primary and secondary education. Building upon Huberman?s classic study, it probes not only teachers? everyday lives, but also the ways in which they negotiate the pitfalls of professional development and the different... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Schools, Schooling and Human Developmentby Judith L. Meece; Jacquelynne S. Eccles

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.95

    Children spend more time in school than in any social institution outside the home. And schools probably exert more influence on children?s development and life chances than any environment beyond the home and neighbourhood. The purpose of this book is to document some important ways schools influence children?s development and to describe various... more...

  • Current Issues in Teacher Educationby Cynthia A. Lassonde

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 42.95

    In this edited volume by experts in the field of teacher education, Current Issues in Teacher Education combines forces from the United States and Canada to present and discuss positions on current topics and concerns in the field of teacher education. It provides an overview and multiple perspectives of issues rather than one author’s position... more...

  • Disciplines of Educationby John Furlong; Martin Lawn

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Are the disciplines of education ghosts of a productive past or creative and useful forms of inquiry? Are they in a demographic and organisational crisis today? The contribution of the ?foundation disciplines? of sociology, psychology, philosophy, history and economics to the study of education has always been contested in the UK and in much of... more...