Researching History Education
Theory, Method, and Context
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Researching History Education by Linda S. Levstik
Book Description"The authors' research is well known and among the most important American works being done on how children learn history. It is thus a great idea to gather this pivotal research in one place. The volume offers a new perspective through the authors' reflections on the research process. It is profound without pomposity, ideal for the intended audience; the tone is just right. There really isn't another book that does what this one does." Stephen J. Thornton, University of South Florida Researching History Education combines a selection of Linda Levstik's and Keith Barton's previous work on teaching and learning history with their reflections on the process of research. These studies address students' ideas about time, evidence, significance, and agency, as well as classroom contexts of history education and broader social influences on students' and teacher's thinking. These pieces-widely cited in history and social studies education and typically required reading for students in the area-were chosen to illustrate major themes in the authors' own work and trends in recent research on history education. In a series of new chapters written especially for this volume, the authors introduce and reflect on their empirical studies and address three issues suggested in the title of the volume: theory, method, and context. Although research on children's and adolescents' historical understanding has been the most active area of scholarship in social studies in recent years, as yet there is little in-depth attention to research methodologies or to the perspectives on children, history, and historical thinking that these methodologies represent. This book fills that need. The authors' hope is that it will help scholars draw from the existing body of literature in order to participate in more meaningful conversations about the teaching and learning of history. Researching History Education provides a needed resource for novice and experienced researchers and will be especially useful in research methodology courses, both in social studies and more generally, because of its emphasis on techniques for interviewing children, the impact of theory on research, and the importance of cross-cultural comparisons.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805862713
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Linda S. Levstik
Handbook of Research in Social Studies Education, Hardback (June 2008)
Outlines the state of research in social studies education. This title encourages research in order to advance the field and foster civic competence. It is suitable for those beginning and experienced researchers in the field.
Researching History Education, Hardback (April 2008)
Addresses students' ideas about time, evidence, significance, and agency, as well as classroom contexts of history education and broader social influences on students' and teacher's thinking. This book emphases on techniques for interviewing children, the impact of theory on research, and the importance of cross-cultural comparisons.
Teaching History for the Common Good, Hardback (May 2004)» View all books by Linda S. Levstik
Barton and Levstik present a clear overview of competing ideas among educators, historians, politicians, and the public about the nature and purpose of teaching history, and they evaluate these debates in light of current research on students' historical thinking.
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Author Biography - Linda S. Levstik
University of Kentucky, USA University of Cincinatti, USA
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