Performances of Research; Critical Issues in K-12 Education (Counterpoints #440) (Hardcover)

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By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Rachael Gabriel (Editor), Jessica Nina Lester (Editor)
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This is book number 440 in the Counterpoints series.


Participatory performances have long been used to invite audiences to embody, voice, and imagine the perspective of different characters, values, and viewpoints. Performances of Research: Critical Issues in K-12 Education provides a collection of performative texts that retell the lived experiences of children and youth in meaningful and engaging ways, while providing readers with an opportunity to participate in the retelling. Performances of Research is for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students who are engaged in the study of social foundations in education, equity and social justice in education, and qualitative inquiry methods. This book is essential reading for pre-service teachers, classroom teachers, and faculties of education and works very well as a textbook for a variety of courses.

About the Author

Rachael Gabriel is Assistant Professor of Reading Education at the University of Connecticut. She received her PhD in education, with a concentration in literacy studies, cultural studies in education, and graduate certificates in qualitative and quantitative research. Her work has been published in a variety of journals. Jessica Nina Lester is Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Washington State University. She received her PhD in educational psychology and research, with concentrations in human learning and development and cultural studies in education. Her work has been published in numerous education journals.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433119637
ISBN-10: 1433119633
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Pages: 276
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints