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“It is practical for teacher leaders and researchers.”
“The content is not overly complex but at the same time explains very important research method concepts”
“The “practice-first” approach is very productive and creative. I enjoyed this aspect very much.”
"Links to practice are useful and clear, and provide “anchoring points” for the concepts and content."
“The embedded activities, links, reflections, etc., in each chapter are excellent and hopefully, if used by the instructor/student, may lead to a deeper, richer class discussion.”
"Very specific and well-articulated vocabulary reviews at the end of each chapter."
“School leaders, teachers, and other educators wanting to learn more about how to conduct research on important topics that will improve their knowledge and practice will find this book to be incredibly beneficial. Chad Lochmiller and Jessica Lester provide numerous examples of relevant research questions, strategies for collecting qualitative and quantitative data, ethical considerations influencing researchers, and effective ways to prepare and disseminate research findings.
“In writing this book, Lochmiller and Lester have made useful progress on an issue that long plagued education – the divide between worlds of research and practice. Having lived for a number of years in both of these worlds, I recognize that resources for teaching research practices and traditions to Ed. D.
This is text is simultaneously accessible and in-depth. The authors' iterative focus on basic design features of qualitative and quantitative data ensures that readers really absorb the information. They also provide well-timed "reflection opportunities" that students can use on their own or instructors can incorporate easily into their classroom activities or assessments. They provide a wealth of external resources--accessible to both students and teachers--to deepen learning about what it means to do research in educational settings.
While I appreciated a couple of the authors' chapters, I actually teach Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The examples and methods were too educationally focused.