What is evidence-based practice and why does it matter?

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Durrant, J. 2014. What is evidence-based practice and why does it matter? in: Austin, R. (ed.) Researching Primary Education London Learning Matters/SAGE. pp. 9-24
AuthorsDurrant, J.
EditorsAustin, R.
Abstract

This chapter
*focuses on the practitioner researcher as a learner in their school and classroom context
*examines the quest for evidence: 'what works' and the importance of 'why'
*emphasises realistic, interactive and effective research approaches that can be built into teaching, with direct impact on pupils' learning
A research-based approach to developing your practice provides you with evidence to effect change in your teaching, your classroom, your school, yourself and beyond.

KeywordsPractitioner research; Evidence-based practice; Professional learning; Pupil learning
Page range9-24
Year2014
Book titleResearching Primary Education
Book authorsAustin, R., Wilson, V., Hope, G., Cobb, W., Howells, K., Gregory, P. and Durrant, J.
PublisherLearning Matters/SAGE
Output statusPublished
Place of publicationLondon
Edition1
ISBN978-1473948136
Publication process dates
Deposited19 May 2021
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