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Provides comprehensive coverage of action research methods without being unnecessarily technical
The Second Edition of Action Research: Teachers as Researchers in the Classroom introduces practicing teachers to the process of conducting classroom-based action research. Written for the practicing educator, the focus is on conducting applied, classroom research. The book′s practicality stems from its attention to research methods and procedures that teachers can use with their everyday instructional practices and classroom activities.
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Dr. Craig A. Mertler is currently an Associate Professor at Arizona State University. He began his career as a high school biology teacher. He has been an educator for 32 years―22 of those in higher education at Bowling Green State University, the University of West Georgia, Lynn University, and Arizona State University, and 9 as an administrator (department chair, doctoral program director, and education dean). Over his career, he has taught courses focused on the application of action research to promote educator empowerment, school improvement, and job-embedded professional development, as well as classroom assessment, research methods, and statistical analyses. He has served as the research methodology expert on more than 100 doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. He is the author of 23 books, 8 invited book chapters, and 20 refereed journal articles. He has also presented more than 35 research papers at professional meetings around the country, as well as internationally.
Dr. Mertler can be reached at email@example.com for consulting, professional development, and speaking engagements. Additionally, you can visit his website at craigmertler.com and connect with him on Twitter @craigmertler.
"The conversational tone of this book takes a "scary" research course and makes it accessible-even enjoyable for educators!" -- Dr. Susan Gebhard "Excellent book. Well explained, easy to read and to understand." -- Dr. Gineida Morales-Guasch
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