ISBN 9781412906401,The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education: Engaging Ideas and Enriching Inquiry

The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education: Engaging Ideas and Enriching Inquiry



Sage Publications

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9781412906401

ISBN-10 1412906407


Number of Pages 598 Pages
Language (English)

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Due to popular demand, this Handbook is now available to review for possible adoption "The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education is the best research text I've come across. It's beautifully written, comprehensive and most importantly, students find it engaging. The text includes many different voices and encourages students to find their own research voice. I've planned my entire class around the chapters in the book."???Marybeth Gasman, University of Pennsylvania???The book promises to be more advanced than the typical survey text, and it looks to me like it will be more advanced without being more technical.?? What we need, I believe, is volumes that raise the intellectual level of discussion about research in education.?? We too often jump from the elementary to the arcane.?? This volume could help fill that gap.??? ??? Paul Vogt, Illinois State UniversityThe SAGE Handbook for Research in Education: Engaging Ideas and Enriching Inquiry, edited by Clifton F. Conrad and Ronald C. Serlin, invites and stimulates students, faculty, and policymakers to become more self-reflective in their inquiry. Placing the pursuit of ideas at the epicenter of research, distinguished K???12 and higher education scholars advance myriad ideas for enhancing educational inquiry, relying extensively on narratives, vignettes, and examples of key episodes in inquiry.?? These exemplars illuminate past, present, and emerging approaches across fields and domains of inquiry to research in education. Key Features of The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education: Includes explicit discussion of the fundamental challenges that researchers must consciously address throughout their inquiry and proposes strategies toovercome these obstacles to first-rate research Identifies and explores potentially fruitful research problems to help students and faculty formulate important questions Features the voices of internationally distinguished scholars representing diverse fields, as well as quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches to inquiry????This unique Handbook is an important resource for all graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the field of Education.????????Meet the author http: //, http: //