EDU 501 Teacher as Researcher

Description

This course provides the opportunity for teachers to: reflect on and assess their teaching; explore and test new ideas, methods and materials; assess the effectiveness of the new approaches; share feedback with others; and make decisions about which new approaches to include in their classroom practices. Participants complete an individual research project aimed at a particular problem specific to their classroom situation that addresses student achievement. Next, participants engage in action research, data analysis and creation and implementation of a plan of intervention based upon their research findings. 

COURSE OUTCOMES 

Participants will be able to: 

• Examine the theoretical foundations of action research and develop an action research plan 

• Compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques 

• Analyze and interpret data according to proven processes 

• Share and critique action research projects 

Reading Program

Michigan Required Reading

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Master in the Art of Teaching Program

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