Contributors discuss their experiences of the problems and possibilities of practitioner research and the ways in which their findings have changed classroom practices and school policies. Case-study research and action research, carried out by classteachers and other practitioners, is provided.
The origins and aspirations of practitioner research, Rosemary Webb; why do pirates have peg legs? A study of reading for information, Doreen Gregson; towards reading, Beatrice Reed; writing in the infant classroom, Linda Russell; information gathering in topic work, Rosemary Webb; language counts in the teaching of mathematics, Susan Wright; a process approach to science, Virginia Winter; culture and behaviour: a study of Mirpuri Pakistani infant pupils, Avrille McCann; towards a policy of equal opportunities through research, Jenny Vickers; procedural rules in the management of pupils in the primary school, Alistair Horbury, the processes and purposes of practitioner research, Rosemary Webb.
Series: Contributions to the Study of
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 25th July 1990
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1