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Doing Action Research in Early Childhood Studies free pdf Action research is a process of strategic change, but there are many different understandings of what action research is and how to do it. "Doing Action Research in Early Childhood Studies": a step-by-step guide is a resource and inspiration for people in the early childhood field who wish to do action research but are unsure as to precisely what it means and how to do it. Written in a lively and accessible style, it features extensive case studies of contemporary action research projects in diverse early childhood settings in several contexts and countries- and it advises readers how to design and conduct an action research project that meets their particular needs."Doing Action Research in Early Childhood Studies": a step-by-step guide is written for an international early childhood readership, including academics and students (especially those in Honours and Masters programs), practitioners, managers and trainers, as well as policy-makers, administrators and advocates. Each chapter features various devices in to make its content lively and accessible. These include boxed summaries of key concepts and issues- questions to encourage readers to review and reflect on the issues/methods raised in the chapter- and annotated lists of further reading (in print and on line) about how the chapter's topic applies in the early childhood field and in other, related fields. An accompanying CD-ROM features short interviews with action researchers in the field that illustrate key ideas, themes, practices and debates in particular chapters of the book.

About Glenda MacNaughton

Glenda Mac Naughton is Professor in Early Childhood Studies and Director of the Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood in the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education, Australia. Patrick Hughes is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood in the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education, Australia.

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Author : Glenda MacNaughton
Publisher : Open University Press
Data Published : 01 November 2008
ISBN : 0335228623
EAN : 9780335228621
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 250 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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