Most teaching assistants studying for degrees find they need to engage in action research projects. This book acts as an introduction to research methods, and is especially useful if you are doing action research for the first time. The content relates to a variety of both early years and primary settings and is an excellent resource for anyone studying for a foundation degree or working towards HLTA status.
This practical guide:
- Introduces the basic principles and practice of research methods
- Provides an overview of the processes involved in action research
- Shows you how to identify an issue, design and carry out a course of action and evaluate the impact of this action
- Uses real case studies from practicing teaching assistants