Students & Teachers as Researchers (Advice for students (Invest time…
Students & Teachers as Researchers
Advice for students
common pitfall = no questioning/evaluating
of the source used
Invest time in doing research on the source!
Let go of questionable stuff even if you've invested a lot of time to find it
Keep records on good sources!
Sources - Things to consider
What source am I using?
Who is the author of the source?
Does he/she belong to a group?
What is the groups agenda?
What ist the background of the source?
Anybody can publish things
on the internet
Who publishes the website? When was it last updated? Etc.
Collaboration in research
discussions about the research
Get different perspectives!
Don't reinvent the wheel all the time!
Research-Reflection-Practice a cyclical model
Identify the reasons behind the "working/not-working"
Is there something I can do better? How could I make it work? What are my colleagues doing?