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Exploring the Community Impact of Research-Practice Partnerships in Education (Current Perspectives on School/University/Community Research)This volume explores the impact of research-practice partnerships in education (broadly conceived) on communities in which such partnerships operate. By invitation, some of the partnerships celebrated in this volume are firmly established, while others are more embryonic; some directly engage community members, while others are nurtured in and by supportive communities. Collectively, however, the eleven chapters constitute a range of compelling instances of knowledge utilization (knowledge mobil…

Higher Education Finance Research: Policy, Politics, and Practice (Conducting Research in Education Finance: Methods, Measureme)A volume in Conducting Research in Education Finance: Methods, Measurement, and Policy Perspectives Series Editors David C. Thompson, Kansas State University and Faith E. Crampton, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee There is a void in the literature on how to conduct research in the finance and economics of higher education. Students, professors, and practitioners have no concise document that examines the field, provides history, definitions of terms, sources of data, and research methods. Higher E…

Arts-Based Research in Education: Foundations for Practice (Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series)This text introduces readers to definitions and examples of arts-based educational research, presents tensions and questions in the field, and provides exercises for practice. It weaves together critical essays about arts-based research in the literary, visual, and performing arts with examples of artistic products of arts-based research (arts for scholarship’s sake) that illuminate by example. Each artistic example is accompanied by a scholARTist’s statement that includes reflection on how …

Research Methods in Practice: Strategies for Description and CausationThe Second Edition of Research Methods in Practice: Strategies for Description and Causation sets an entirely new standard for presenting and learning research methods. The perspective gained from this text makes it a truly necessary tool for such applied disciplines as public affairs and administration, public policy, psychology, urban affairs, education, sociology, social work, business, public health, political science, economics, communications and criminal justice.   Imbued with a deep com…

The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global CitizenshipCo-published with the Association for American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) If we are all becoming global citizens, what then are our civic responsibilities? Colleges and universities across the United States have responded to this question by making the development of global citizens part of their core mission. A key strategy for realizing this goal is study abroad. After all, there may be no better way for students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to become effecti…

Behavior Theory In Health Promotion Practice And ResearchGrounded in public health practice, this text offers a comprehensive study of the health behavior theories that are the foundation of all health education and promotion programs. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of essential relationships between human behavior and health, as well as the practical application of theory and approaches to health promotion research and practice. Designed for graduates or upper level undergraduates, the book maintains a consistent, single voic…

Qualitative Research in Practice: Examples for Discussion and AnalysisQualitative research (QR) is the method of inquiry that seeks to understand social phenomena within the context of the participants’ perspectives and experiences. The research methods of QR are more flexible, responsive, and open to contextual interpretation than in quantitative research, which uses inventory, questionnaire, or numerical data to draw conclusions. In Qualitative Research in Practice, Sharan Merriam combines discussions of the types of QR with examples of research studies and refl…

Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education: Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary IssuesIn three broad sections-Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues-the editors and chapter authors of Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education articulate the significance of reconsidering creativity as a crucial dimension of art education research and practice today. This book represents a groundbreaking effort to map current research, scholarship, and influences shaping current art education discourse, thus bridging the gap between how creativity is understood and how …

Reflection in Action: A Guidebook for Student Affairs Professionals and Teaching Faculty (Engaged Research and Practice for Social Justice in Education)This guidebook aims to stimulate student affairs professionals and higher education faculty alike to adopt new approaches when discussing sensitive or controversial topics with their students. It provides teachers and professionals with a critical social understanding of social justice, social agency, reflection, and actionable knowledge to develop new and effective skills, practice them in safe spaces, and apply them in the field. It offers tools that are equally applicable in a classroom or co…

Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and PracticeTHE ESSENTIAL STUDENT DEVELOPMENT REFERENCE, UPDATED WITH CUTTING-EDGE THEORY AND PRACTICE Student Development in College is the go-to resource for student affairs, and is considered a key reference for those most committed to conscious and intentional student affairs practice. This third edition includes new chapters on social class, disability, and emerging identity theories, with expanded coverage of faith and gender identity. A new framework provides guidance for facilitating dialogues a…