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The Sage handbook for research in education : pursuing ideas as the keystone of exemplary inquiry / edited by Clifton F. Conrad, Ronald C. Serlin
2nd ed
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1028 .S14 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Education -- Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Education -- Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description xi, 512 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Muddying the waters even more : the many faces of empirical educational inquiry / D.C. Phillips -- Speaking truth to policy and practice / Robert E. Floden -- Minding the gap between research and policy making / David N. Plank -- Developing and framing meaningful problems / Daniel K. Lapsley -- Inquiry through a keyhole : retroduction / Ronald C. Serlin -- Reviewing literature and formulating problems / Carolyn Kelley -- The challenge of framing a problem : what is your burning question? / Susan Harter -- Developing and nurturing interesting and researchable ideas / Kathryn R. Wentzel -- Situating ourselves and our inquiry : a first-person account / James Youniss -- Research design in qualitative/quantitative/mixed methods / Michael R. Harwell -- Intellect, light, and shadow in research design / John P. Bean -- Comparative education : an approach to educational inquiry / David Phillips -- Conceptualizing and conducting meaningful research studies in education / Ronald H. Heck -- Constructing data / Kadriye Ercikan and Wolff-Michael Roth -- Constructing analyses : the development of thoughtfulness in working with quantitative methods / Michael Seltzer and Mike Rose -- Approaching rigor in applied qualitative research / J. Douglas Toma -- Constructing conclusions / King D Beach, III, Betsy Jane Becker, and Mary M. Kennedy -- Windows of possibility : perspectives on the construction of educational researchers / Anna Neumann and Aaron M. Pallas -- Education as design for learning : a model for integrating education inquiry across research traditions / Richard Halverson and Erica Rosenfeld Halverson -- Cultivating idea-centric writing in our teaching of writing / Laura A. Dunek and Clifton F. Conrad -- Writing in education research / Elizabeth Graue -- Experimenting with voice and reflexivity to produce multi-voiced texts / Elizabeth G. Creamer -- Getting the word out : challenges and opportunities in explaining educational research to the world / Gerald W. Bracey -- Using historical methods to explore educational questions / Marybeth Gasman -- Texts for beginning readers : the search for optimal scaffolds / Elfrieda H. Hiebert -- Conducting research on leadership and change in education / Karen Seashore Louis -- College access and educational research : persistent problems and new perspectives / Ryan Evely Gildersleeve and Patricia M. McDonough -- The arc of research / William G. Tierney
Summary Serlin stimulates and encourages students, faculty, and educational practitioners to place the pursuit of ideas at the epicenter of their research--from framing meaningful problems to identifying and addressing key challenges to the reporting and dissemination of their findings. As well as supporting readers to place the pursuit of ideas as the keystone of exemplary inquiry, the Handbook draws on the perspectives of scholars representing diverse fields within the field of education--from pre-kindergarten to elementary and secondary school to higher education--as well as qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods approaches to inquiry. --from publisher description
NOTE 499476
Alternate Author Conrad, Clifton
Serlin, Ronald C

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