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  • The Reflective Educator's Guide to Classroom Researchby Nancy Fichtman Dana; Diane Yendol-Hoppey

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.95

    Harness the power of classroom data with the bestselling, updated guide to professional learning through inquiry and analysis.  In this third edition of the renowned approach to teacher inquiry and data analysis, the authors add forward-thinking substance to their methods of formulating action research questions, collecting and analyzing data,... more...

  • Negotiating Privilege and Identity in Educational Contextsby Adam Howard; Brianne Wheeler; Aimee Polimeno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Recent efforts emphasize the roles that privilege and elite education play in shaping affluent youths? identities. Despite various backgrounds, the common qualities shared among the eight adolescents showcased in this book lead them to form particular understandings of self, others, and the world around them that serve as means for them to negotiate... more...

  • Principles for Effective Pedagogyby Mary James; Andrew Pollard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and across-Programme thematic work was the development of ten ?evidence-informed? principles for effective pedagogy. Synopses of these principles... more...

  • Everyday Ethicsby Gretchen B. Rossman; Sharon F. Rallis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Everyday Ethics: Reflections on Practice looks at the moments that demand moral consideration and ethical choice that arise as part of a researcher?s daily practice. Drawing on principles of systematic inquiry as transparent and grounded in conceptual reasoning, it describes research as praxis and the researcher as practitioner. The researcher is... more...

  • Applied Measurement with jMetrikby J. Patrick Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    jMetrik is a computer program for implementing classical and modern psychometric methods. It is designed to facilitate work in a production environment and to make advanced psychometric procedures accessible to every measurement practitioner . Applied Measurement with jMetrik reviews psychometric theory and describes how to use jMetrik to conduct... more...

  • A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculumby Mark C. Henrie

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    College students today have tremendous freedom to choose the courses they will take. With such freedom, however, students face a pressing dilemma: How can they choose well? Which courses convey the core of an authentic liberal arts education, transmitting our civilizational inheritance, and which courses are merely passing fads? From the smorgasbord... more...

  • Poverty and Literacyby Nathalis Wamba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    There is a mutual dependence between poverty and academic achievement, creative pedagogies for low-income pupils, school models that ?beat the odds?, and the resiliency of low-income families dedicated to the academic success of their children. This book examines the connection between poverty and literacy, looking at the potential roles and responsibilities... more...

  • Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Researchby Uwe Engel; Ben Jann; Peter Lynn; Annette Scherpenzeel; Patrick Sturgis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels, coping with non-response, and handling missing data.?The... more...

  • Posthumanism and Educational Researchby Nathan Snaza; John Weaver

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Focusing on the interdependence between human, animal, and machine, posthumanism redefines the meaning of the human being previously assumed in knowledge production. This movement challenges some of the most foundational concepts in educational theory and has implications within educational research, curriculum design and pedagogical interactions.... more...

  • Edusemioticsby Andrew Stables; Inna Semetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as John Dewey, Charles Sanders Peirce, Gilles Deleuze... more...