Key aims for this unit are to:
- Develop an understanding of the scope and the nature of classroom research
- Develop an appreciation of why teachers research their own practice
- Develop an understanding of how research can inform and improve practice
- Develop an awareness of how evidence-based research might raise standards.
- The nature and purpose of classroom research
- The role of research as an essential element in 'new professionalism'.
- Research skills
- Ethical considerations