Table of contents for The Sage handbook for research in education : engaging ideas and enriching inquiry / edited by Clifton Conrad and Ronald C. Serlin.

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Introduction 
Clifton Conrad and Ronald Serlin
PART I: ENGAGING IDEAS: THE CONTEXT OF INQUIRY AND MEANINGFUL PROBLEMS 
Introduction 
 Clifton Conrad and Ronald Serlin
Section One: Exploring the Multiple Purposes of Inquiry and Key Stakeholders 
Introductory Essay
D.C. Phillips
1. Muddying the Waters: The Many Purposes of Educational Inquiry 
 D.C. Phillips
2. What Knowledge Users Want 
 Robert E. Floden
3. Minding the Gap Between Research and Policy-Making 
 David N. Plank and Debbi Harris
Section Two: Identifying Meaningful Problems and Approaches to Inquiry Across and Within Fields 
Introductory Essay
 John Weidman and Laura Perna
4. All Else is Never Equal: Opportunity Lost and Found on the P-16 Path to College Access 
 Patricia M. McDonough and R. Evely Gildersleeve
5. Studying Teacher Education Programs: Enriching and Enlarging the Inquiry 
 Kenneth Zeichner
6. What are We Tripping On?: Transgressing the Fault Lines in Research on the Preparation of Multicultural Educators 
 Carl Grant and Vonzell Agosto
7. Moving Forward: Ideas for Research on School, Family, and Community Partnerships
 Joyce L. Epstein and Steven B. Sheldon
8. Research on Instruction and Learning in Science: Elaborating the Design Approach 
Michael Ford and Ellice Forman
9. Learning in Science and Mathematics: The Role of Philosophy, Theory, and Methodology in Shaping our Developing Understanding 
 Juliet A. Baxter and Shirley J. Magnusson
10. Re-Conceptualizing and Re-Centering Research in Special Education 
Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell and Brian Bottge
11. Discovering Unheard Voices: Explorations in the History of Education, Childhood, and Juvenile Justice 
 Steven Schlossman
12. Counseling Psychology
Mary Lee Nelson and Cindy Juntunen
13. Educational Leadership 
 Jane Lindle
14. Socialization of Students in Higher Education: Organizational Perspectives
 John Weidman
15. Minority-Serving Institutions of Higher Education: Building Upon and Extending Lines of Inquiry for the Advancement of the Public Good 
Jason N. Johnson, Clifton F. Conrad, and Laura Perna
16. Comparative Education: An Approach to Educational Inquiry
 David Phillips
PART TWO: ENRICHING INQUIRY THROUGH IDENTIFYING AND ADDRESSING KEY CHALLENGES
Introduction 
Clifton Conrad and Ronald Serlin
Section Three: Challenges in Formulating and Framing Meaningful Problems
Introductory Essay
Daniel K. Lapsley
17. Situating Ourselves and Our Inquiry: A First-Person Account 
 James Youniss
18. Developing and Nurturing Interesting and Researchable Ideas 
 Kathryn R. Wentzel
19. The Challenge of Framing a Problem: What is Your Burning Question? 
 Susan Harter
Section Four: Challenges in Preparing for Inquiry 
Introductory Essay
Scott Thomas
20. Light and Shadow in Research Design 
 John P. Bean
21. Conceptualizing and Conducting Meaningful Research Studies in Education 
 Ron Heck
22. Sampling: Rationale and Rigor in Choosing What to Observe 
 Scott Thomas
23. Approaching Rigor in Applied Qualitative Research 
 Doug Toma
Section Five: Challenges in Conducting Inquiry 
Introductory Essay 
King Beach and Betsy Becker
24. Windows of Possibility: Perspectives on the Construction of Educational Researchers 
 Anna Neumann and Aaron Pallas
25. Constructing Data 
Kadriye Erickan and Wolff-Michael Roth
26. Constructing Analyses: The Development of Thoughtfulness in Working with Quantitative Methods
 Michael Seltzer and Mike Rose
27. Constructing Conclusions 
 Betsy Jane Becker, King Beach III, and Mary Kennedy, 
Section Six: Challenges in Writing, Voice, and Dissemination of Research
Introductory Essay
Beth Graue
28. Writing in Education Research
 Beth Graue
29. Experimenting with Voice and Reflexivity in Social Science Texts
 Elizabeth Creamer
30. Getting the Word Out: Challenges and Opportunities in Explaining Educational Research to the World 
 Gerald Bracey
 
 
 

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Education -- Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.