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EDUC 6040: Traditions of Inquiry: Required Readings

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Required Readings for EDUC 6040

The following three chapters are from Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Research Methods in Language and Education . (e book)  
Warriner, D., Anderson, K.T. (2017). Discourse Analysis in Educational Research. In: King, K., Lai, YJ., May, S. (eds) Research Methods in Language and Education
Researching Multimodality in Language and Education  by - Jennifer Rowsell, Diane R. Collier
Arts-Based Approaches to Inquiry in Language Education - Melisa Cahnmann Taylor

Engaging in educational narrative inquiry: making visible alternative knowledge by Grace O' Grady, D. Jean Clandinin, and others. Irish educational studies, 2018-04-03, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp. 153 - 157
Plugging One Text Into Another: Thinking With Theory in Qualitative Research  by Alecia Y. Jackson, Lisa A. Mazzei,  in Qualitative Inquiry
First Published  2013
Herr and Anderson, The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty Second Edition  (e book)

Using reflective practice to incorporate formative assessment in a middle school science classroom: a participatory action research study 
by Amy Trauth-Nare and Gayle Buck
Educational action research, 2011-09-01, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp. 379 – 398

Rankin, E. (2001). The work of writing: Insights and strategies for academics and professionals. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Articles and Excerpts about Research Traditions

Alexander, H.A. (2006). A view from somewhere: Explaining the paradigms of educational research. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 40, 205-221.
Becher, T. (1989). Academc tribes and territories. Milton Keynes, UK: Open University Press. (Excerpt, pp.19-35)
Bell, J. S. (2002). Narrative inquiry: More than just telling stories. TESOL Quarterly, 36, 207-213.
Eisenhart, M., & DeHaan, R. L. ( 2005). Doctoral preparation of scientifically based education researchers. Educational Researcher, 34 (4), 3-13.
Frisby, W., Reid, C. J., Millar, S., & Hoeber, L. (2005). Putting “participatory” into participatory forms of action research. Journal of Sport Management, 19, 367-386.
Guba, E. G. (1990). The alternative paradigm dialog. In E. G. Guba (Ed.), The paradigm dialogue. Newbury Park,CA: Sage. (Excerpt, pp. 17-27)
Howe, K. R. (1998). The interpretive turn and the new debate in education. Educational Researcher,27 (8), 13-20.
Lagemann, E.C. (2002). An elusive science: The troubling history of education research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Ch. 2, pp. 41-70).
Lather, P. (1992). Critical frames in educational research: Feminist and post-structural perspectives. Theory into Practice, 31, 87-99.
Moss, P. A., Phillips, D. C., Erickson, F. D., Floden, R. E., Lather, P. A., & Schneider, B. L. (2009). Learning from our differences: A dialogue across perspectives on quality in education research. Educational Researcher, 38(7), 501-517.
Nelson, N., & Grote-Garcia, S. (2009). Text analysis in writing research: Theory-laden methodology. In C. Bazerman et al. (Eds.), Traditions of writing research (pp. 406-418). New York: Routledge.
Nicolopoulou, A., & Cole, M. (2010). Design experimentation as a theoretical and empirical tool for developmental pedagogical research. Pedagogies, 5(1), 61-71. 
Phillips, D. C. (1983). After the wake: Postpositivist educational thought. Educational Researcher,12 (5), 4-12.
Porter, J. E. (1986). Intertextuality and the discourse community. Rhetoric Review, 5, 34-47.
Roth, W., & Yew-Jin, L. (2007). "Vygotsky's Neglected Legacy": Cultural-Historical Activity Theory. Review Of Educational Research, 77(2), 186-232. 
Rist, R. (1980). Blitzkrieg ethnography: On the transformation of a method into a movement. Educational Researcher, 9 (2), 8-10.
Rury, J. L. (2006). The curious status of the history of education: A parallel perspective. History of Education Quarterly, 46, 571-598.

Articles Serving as Examples of Research
Note: All of you will read and analyze all examples, but you will work in a group of two or three students who will be responsible for leading discussion of only one. You’ll receive guidelines for this activity, which will be part of your participation in the class.

Beauchamp, C., Jazvac-Martek, M., & McAlpine, L. (2009). Studying doctoral education: Using activity theory to shape methodological tools. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 46, 265-277.
Cahill, C. (2010). “Why do they hate us?” Reframing immigration through participatory action research. AREA, 42,152-161.
Heath, S. B. (1982). What no bedtime story means: Narrative skills at home and school. Language in Society, 11,49-76. doi:10.1080/15544800903406316
Pineau, P. (2008). Education and globalization: A Latin American perspective. History of Education, 37, 743-755.
Roth, W., & Lee, Y. (2004). Interpreting unfamiliar graphs: A generative, activity theoretic model. Educational Studies In Mathematics, 57(2), 265-290.
Scherff, L. (2008). Disavowed: The stories of two novice teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 24, 1317-1332.
Schifter, C. C., Ketelhut, D. J, & Nelson, B. C. (2012). Presence and middle school students’ participation in a virtual game environment to assess science inquiry. Educational Technology & Society, 15, 53-63.
Ulichny, P., & Watson-Gegeo, K. A. (1989). Interactions and authority: The dominant interpretive framework in writing conferences. Discourse Processes, 12, 309-327.
Windle, J. (2010). “Anyone can make it, but there can be only one winner”: Modelling neoliberal learning and work on reality television. Cultural Studies in Education, 51, 251-263.

King, Kelley M. (2018). Devil, Deceiver, Dupe: Constructing John Dewey from the Right. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 52(2), 330–344.

Avci, B. (2021). Research methodology in critical mathematics education. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 4(2), 135–150. 
Burnett, C., Merchant, G., and Guest, I. (2020). What matters to teachers about literacy teaching: Exploring teachers’ everyday/everynight worlds through creative data visualization. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 64(4), 379-387.  
Hawkins, M. R. (2014). Ontologies of place, creative meaning making and critical cosmopolitan education. Curriculum Inquiry, 44(1), 90-112. 
Johnson, H., Mathis, J., & Short, K. (2019).  Critical content analysis of visual images in books for young people: Reading images. New York: Routledge 
Kim, G. M. (2015). Transcultural digital literacies:  cross-border connections and self-representations in an online forum. Reading Research Quarterly, 51(2), 199–219. 
Long, B. T.  & Hall, T. (2018). Educational narrative inquiry through design-based research: designing digital storytelling to make alternative knowledge visible and actionable. Irish Educational Studies, 37(2), 205–225. 
Patel, L. (2016). Decolonizing educational research, from ownership to answerability. New York: Routledge.  
Rogers, R. & Schaenen, I. (2013). Critical discourse analysis in literacy education: A review of the literature. Reading Research Quarterly, 49(1), 121–143.  


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