TITLE

10 Things Every Literacy Educator and School Librarian Should Know about Research

AUTHOR(S)
DUKE, NELL K.; MARTIN, NICOLE M.; AKERS, ANNE TRICE T.
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Teacher Librarian;Apr2013, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses ten things about research that literacy and school library educators should know to make better use of research and guard against misuse as they teach literacy and transliteracies. It explains what research can do and what exactly is research as a systematic collection and analysis of data to address a question. Common misconceptions are clarified along with the difference between research-based and research-tested. The contributions of different kinds of research are discussed together with how they address different questions. Other significant issues pertain to its logic of inquiry, the soundness of a research, its publication, and the slow accumulation of knowledge.
ACCESSION #
87083316

 

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