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Action Research For Educational Change

John Elliot

Action Research For Educational Change

John Elliot

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This book is concerned with action research as a form of teacher professional development. In it, John Elliot traces the historical emergence and current significance of action research in schools. He examines action research as a cultural innovation with transformative possibilities for both the professional culture of teachers and teacher educators in academia and explores how action research can be a form of creative resistance to the technical rationality underpinning government policy. He explains the role of action research in the specific contexts of the national curriculum, teacher appraisal and competence-based teacher training.

- Publisher Part 1 Action research and professional learningteachers as researchers - an historical and biographical contextsupporting professional learning through action research - three case studiesPart 2 Action research - dilemmas and innovationthe theory/practice problemthe fundamental characteristics of action researchthe dilemmas and temptations of the reflective practitionera practical guide to action researchPart 3 Action research in policy contextsaction research and the emergence of teacher appraisal in the UKcompetency based training and the education of the professions - is a happy marriage possible ?the national curriculum and models of curriculum development

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This book is concerned with action research as a form of teacher professional development. In it, John Elliot traces the historical emergence and current significance of action research in schools. He examines action research as a cultural innovation with transformative possibilities for both the professional culture of teachers and teacher educators in academia and explores how action research can be a form of creative resistance to the technical rationality underpinning government policy. He explains the role of action research in the specific contexts of the national curriculum, teacher appraisal and competence-based teacher training.
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Part 1 Action research and professional learningteachers as researchers - an historical and biographical contextsupporting professional learning through action research - three case studiesPart 2 Action research - dilemmas and innovationthe theory/practice problemthe fundamental characteristics of action researchthe dilemmas and temptations of the reflective practitionera practical guide to action researchPart 3 Action research in policy contextsaction research and the emergence of teacher appraisal in the UKcompetency based training and the education of the professions - is a happy marriage possible ?the national curriculum and models of curriculum development
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9780335096893
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  • Catalogue Code 176377
  • Product Code 0335096891
  • EAN 9780335096893
  • Pages 192
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category Research/adult Education
  • Publisher Open University Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1991
  • Dimensions 229 x 153 x 13 mm
  • Weight 1.000kg

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