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The SAGE Handbook for Research in Education stimulates and encourages students, faculty, and educational practitioners, including individuals in education, government, and the private sector who conduct applied and policy-oriented educational research, to place the pursuit of ideas at the epicentre of their research-from framing meaningful problems to identifying and addressing key challenges to the reporting and dissemination of their findings.

Windows of Possibility: Perspectives on the Construction of Educational Researchers
Windows of possibility: Perspectives on the construction of educational researchers

Within the field of education, a major aim of doctoral preparation, postdoctoral training, and the early years of the professorial career is to learn to conduct research and to position oneself as a competent and contributing educational researcher. These tasks are inherently social in that they take place in the context of communities of research. They are also psychological in that they involve changes in the hearts and minds of those seeking to make research a recurring activity in their lives. Learning research and constructing the self as an educational researcher are careerlong tasks that typically are launched during doctoral study. Even more important than these ...

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