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EDUC 8762 Applied Research in Education: Module 5 Readings

Early Childhood Education: Qualitative Research Articles List

Blank, J. (2009). Life in the village: Teacher community and autonomy in an early childhood education center. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36, 373–380.

Brown, C. P. & Gasko, J. W. (2012). Why should pre-k be more like elementary school? A case study of pre-k reform. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 26, 264–290.

Lanigan, J. D. (2011). Family child care providers’ perspectives regarding effective professional development and their role in the child care system: A qualitative study. Early Childhood Education Journal, 38, 399–409.

Lin, M. & Bates, A. B. (2010). Home visits: How do they affect teachers’ beliefs about teaching and diversity? Early Childhood Education Journal, 38, 179–185.

Quan-McGimpsey, S., Kuczynski, L., & Brophy, K. (2013). Tensions between the personal and the professional in close teacher-child relationships. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 27, 111–126.

Sepulveda, C. Garza, Y. & Morrison, M. O. (2011). Child teacher relationship training: A phenomenological study. International Journal of Play Therapy, 20(1), 12-25.

Sherwood, S. A. S. & Reifel, S. (2013). Valuable and unessential: The paradox of preservice teachers’ beliefs about the role of play in learning. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 27, 267–282.

Sylvester, R. & Kragler, S. (2012). A case study of children’s literacy development in a voluntary pre-kindergarten classroom. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 26, 122–140.

Wetzel K., Foulger, T., Rathkey, C., Mitchell, S. (2009). Using technology to support learning in a first grade animal and habitat project. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 5(1), 22–36.