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Students as Researchers : Creating Classrooms that Matter - Shirley R. Steinberg

Students as Researchers

Creating Classrooms that Matter

By: Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Joe L. Kincheloe (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1998
ISBN: 9780750706308
Number Of Pages: 224

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This book focuses directly on student empowerment through meaningful research. It fills a significant gap in educational literature by making explicitly the relationship between teaching method, classroom practice, and the production of knowledge. Drawing on the best of theoretical innovations over the last decade, "Students as Researchers "places them in a living accessible context. With a sound basis in theory, the book is also extremely practical and accessible for students, giving scenarios and examples that can be used to reveal the workings and benefits of research.

..."Every article had some nugget that challenged or offered a new possibility for my teaching. Each chapter has a bibliography which can resource further exploration into methods and theory found therein. Professors who wish to create classrooms that matter might wish to take a look at this book and let it surprise or energize their teaching." -Teaching Theology and Religion

Students as Researchers: Critical Visions, Emancipatory Insightsp. 2
Reclaiming Wonder: Young Students as Researchersp. 20
Nurturing Critical Dispositions in the Classroomp. 33
Interpretive Inquiry as Student Researchp. 49
Writing and Passing Notes: Resistance, Identity and Pleasure in the Lives of Teenage Girlsp. 64
Mentoring Authorship in the Elementary School Classroom Through the Writing Processp. 77
Negotiating Place: The Importance of Children's Realitiesp. 94
Using Dramaturgy in Educational Researchp. 113
Romancing the Curriculum with Student Research: Recreating Kent Statep. 136
Creating Northp. 141
Engaging Students as Researchers: Researching and Teaching Thanksgiving in the Elementary Classroomp. 149
Social Studies Teaching and Learning: A Descriptive Analysis of Concept Mappingp. 167
Getting Beyond the Limits in Social Studies: Reconceptualizing the Methods Classp. 188
Action Experiments: Are Students Learning Physical Science?p. 199
Exploring Critical Distance in Science Education: Students Researching the Implications of Technological Embeddednessp. 212
Making Meaning and Analyzing Experience - Student Researchers as Transformative Agentsp. 228
List of Contributorsp. 247
Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9780750706308
ISBN-10: 0750706309
Series: Falmer Press Teacher's Library Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 31st March 1998
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1