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  1. Video Research in the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Ricki Goldman, Roy Pea, Brigid Barron, Sharon J. Derry

    Video Research in the Learning Sciences is a comprehensive exploration of key theoretical, methodological, and technological advances concerning uses of digital video-as-data in the learning sciences as a way of knowing about learning, teaching, and educational processes. The aim of the...

    Published June 11th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Research

    By Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    This timely reference guide is specifically directed toward the needs of second language researchers, who can expect to gain a clearer understanding of which techniques may be most appropriate and fruitful in given research domains. Data Elicitation for Second and Foreign Language Research is a...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Advocacy Research in Literacy Education

    Seeking Higher Ground

    By Meredith Rogers Cherland, Helen Harper

    This book reviews what the authors term advocacy research in literacy education-research that explicitly addresses issues of social justice, equity, and democracy with the distinct purpose of social transformation. It surveys what educational researchers who are working for social justice have...

    Published November 12th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Innovations in Educational Ethnography

    Theories, Methods, and Results

    Edited by George Spindler, Lorie Hammond

    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...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Psychology Press

  5. Researching Second Language Classrooms

    By Sandra Lee Mckay

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This text introduces teachers to research methods they can use to examine their own classrooms in order to become more effective teachers. Becoming familiar with classroom-based research methods not only enables teachers to do research in their own classrooms, it also provides a basis for assessing...

    Published January 19th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Funds of Knowledge

    Theorizing Practices in Households, Communities, and Classrooms

    Edited by Norma Gonzalez, Luis C. Moll, Cathy Amanti

    The concept of "funds of knowledge" is based on a simple premise: people are competent and have knowledge, and their life experiences have given them that knowledge. The claim in this book is that first-hand research experiences with families allow one to document this competence and knowledge, and...

    Published May 16th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Mixing Methods in Psychology

    The Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Zazie Todd, Brigitte Nerlich, Suzanne McKeown, David D. Clarke

    Can qualitative and quantitative methods be combined effectively in psychology? What are the practical and theoretical issues involved? Should different criteria be used to judge qualitative and quantitative research?The acceptance of qualitative research methods in psychology has lead to a split...

    Published July 14th 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Foundations for Research

    Methods of Inquiry in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Kathleen B. deMarrais, Stephen D. Lapan

    Series: Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series

    Designed for introductory research courses in the professional fields and social sciences, this text acquaints students and beginning researchers with a broad view of research methodologies and an understanding of the assumptions that inform each of these approaches. More experienced researchers...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Studying Service-Learning

    Innovations in Education Research Methodology

    Edited by Shelley H. Billig, Alan S. Waterman

    This volume represents a breakthrough discussion of the research issues surrounding innovative pedagogies. Using service-learning as its focus, it explores ways in which researchers and evaluators can study a teaching and learning approach that has multiple goals, including both academic and...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Black American Students in An Affluent Suburb

    A Study of Academic Disengagement

    By John U. Ogbu, With the Assist Davis

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    John Ogbu has studied minority education from a comparative perspective for over 30 years. The study reported in this book--jointly sponsored by the community and the school district in Shaker Heights, Ohio--focuses on the academic performance of Black American students. Not only do these students...

    Published December 31st 2002 by Routledge