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Studying Your Own School: An Educator's Guide to Practitioner Action Research 2nd Edition

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"A highly accessible and informative book that can be used both with K–12 educators and university graduate students. Provides very useful examples of what action research looks like when carried out in schools."



(Ken Zeichner, Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Teacher Education 2006-08-25)

"This text should be read by all teachers and school leaders who care about empowering students and communities through action research." (Ruth Johnson, Professor, California State University, Los Angeles 2006-09-08)

About the Author

Gary L. Anderson is a professor in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University. He is a former teacher and high school principal. He has written numerous articles on action research with co-author Kathryn Herr as well as articles and books on educational policy and leadership. He is the author of Advocacy Leadership: Toward a Post-reform Agenda (Routledge).



Kathryn G. Herr is a faculty member in the College of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.  She is co-author of the book Studying Your Own School: An Educator’s Guide to Qualitative Practitioner Research (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1994). She is also Editor of the interdisciplinary journal Youth and Society. Her professional background is in Social Work and Education.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 and up
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Corwin; 2nd edition (March 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412940338
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412940337
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #146,914 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By K. Simon on June 22, 2008
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Anderson, et al, create an accessible, realistic view of what it is to be a practitioner-researcher in schools today. This text is easy to use and provides useful examples and scenarios.
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This book is ok. easy to read.
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it was for class requirement
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