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BPO 100 - Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning: ETM 560: Research and Planning for Equity and Excellence

guide created for BPO 100 - Amy Alonso


  • The what, why and how of classroom action research

    G Mettetal - Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012 -
    The editors of JoSoTL have received many inquiries about classroom action research (CAR). What is it? Why should you consider doing it? How do you do it? How does it differ from traditional research on teaching and learning? This essay is an attempt to answer those questions.

  • Bernhardt, V. L. (2000). Intersections. Journal of Staff Development, 21(1), 33-36.
  • Wilson, E. (Ed.). (2017). School-based research: a guide for education students. Sage.
  • Lipton, L., & Wellman, B. (2012). Got data? Now what?: Creating and leading cultures of inquiry. Solution Tree Press. Chapters 3 and 4
  • McNiff, Jean. (2013). Action Research: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition) New York: Routledge. (Chapter 2)
  • Mills, G. (2011). Action research: A guide for the teacher researcher. (4th edition) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.. (Chapters 1, 3 and 5)
  • Tashakkori, A., and Teddlie, C. (2003). Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social and Behavioral Research Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications (Chapter 6)
  • Pappas, C., & Tucker-Raymond, E. (Eds.). (2011). Becoming a teacher researcher in literacy teaching and learning: Strategies and tools for the inquiry process. New York, NY: Routledge. (Chapter 4 and 5)
  • Martell, Christopher (2013). Race and Histories: Examining Culturally Relevant Teaching in the U.S. History Classroom. Theory and Research in Social Education, 41:1, 65-88
  • Sagor, R. (2000).  Guiding School Improvement with Action Research. ASCD.