Faculty Research

Title

The Research Portfolio: Educating Teacher Researchers in Data Analysis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2013

Published In

i.e.: inquiry in education

Abstract

This paper describes research on a course assignment, the research portfolio, designed for a two-course teacher research experience in a Masters of Arts in Teaching program. The focus of the assignment is the process of data collection and analysis that is critical to the success of teacher research. We sought a way to help our teacher candidates grapple with the complexity of the process while learning the necessary skills and habits that support effective learning and research. We share our findings, which look at how teacher candidates responded to the assignment and how our work has evolved as a result.

Publication Information

Bates, Alisa J. and Bryant, Jill D. (2013). The Research Portfolio: Educating Teacher Researchers in Data Analysis, i.e.: inquiry in education, 4(1), Article 4. Available at: https://digitalcommons.nl.edu/ie/vol4/iss1/4.

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