This book continues to show teachers how they can carefully and systematically ask and answer their own questions about learning.
RUTH SHAGOURY HUBBARD (Ph.D., University of New Hampshire) is the Mary Stuart Rogers Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark College, where she coordinates the Language and Literacy Program. She works with students of all ages, from preschool through adult learning situations, teaching in classrooms as well as conducting workshops across the United States and Canada. Her current research focuses on language and literacy acquisition with diverse student populations.BRENDA MILLER POWER (Ph.D., University of New Hampshire) wrote this book while a professor at the University of Maine, where she taught courses in literacy methods and teacher inquiry. She is author of 12 books, including Long Roads, Short Distances: Teaching Writing and Writing Teachers and Parent Power: Energizing Home-School Communication, both published by Heinemann.
Preface to Revised Edition
chapter 1 Try to Love the Questions Themselves: Finding and Framing a Research Question
chapter 2 Form and Function: The Research Design
chapter 3 The Artist's Toolbox: Strategies for Data Collection
chapter 4 Pentimento: Strategies for Data Analysis
chapter 5 The Legacy of Distant Teachers: Creative Review of Literature
chapter 6 Perishable Art: Writing Up Research
chapter 7 You Are Not Alone: Finding Support for Your Research
appendix A Research Designs
appendix B Data Collection Writing Strategies
appendix C Sample Field Notes
appendix D Writing-Starting with a Word and Writing Quotes
appendix E Resources for Publication
appendix F Incentive Education: Project Proposal Form