Sally Knipe

Sally Knipe

Associate Professor Sally Knipe Associate Professor Sally Knipe is an experienced teacher and academic. Sally has an extensive background in the leadership and development of teacher education programs which includes working as a national assessor of initial teacher education programs. In 2010 she received an international teaching award by the Saki Foundation for her creative use of online pedagogy. Sally has published several articles in the areas of teacher education as well as in the use of existing data. Sally is on the executive of the Australian Teacher Education Association which is the major professional association for teacher educators in Australia.

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Why Reading Educational Research can be a Challenge?

Written with co-author Dr Christine Bottrell. Pre-service teacher education students, in most courses, are required to undertake some study of education research methods, to provide them with skills to read and make use of education research. However, the field of education research is a complex and difficult area. Perhaps focusing upon the most frequently used research methods could be a useful starting point. So, what type of research methods are most favoured in education? This article describes the authors’ attempts to answer this question, and the unexpected outcomes of the quest.

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