All You Need to Know About Action Research / Edition 2by Jean McNiff, A Jack Whitehead
Pub. Date: 05/11/2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications
In the Second Edition of All You Need to Know about Action Research, expert practitioners Jean McNiff and Jack Whitehead guide you through everything you need to know to plan and carry out a successful action research project. The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and now includes new real-life/strong>/strong>/strong>… See more details below
In the Second Edition of All You Need to Know about Action Research, expert practitioners Jean McNiff and Jack Whitehead guide you through everything you need to know to plan and carry out a successful action research project. The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and now includes new real-life case studies from education, health and business. A new chapter on reviewing the literature has been added and the sections on data gathering and analysis have been updated to take into account the latest technological advances.
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Table of ContentsPART ONE: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
What Is Action Research?
Who Can Do Action Research?
The Underpinning Assumptions of Action Research
Where Did Action Research Come from and Where Is It Now?
PART TWO: WHY DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Why Do Action Research?
Learning to Improve Practice
Contributing to New Theory
Evaluating Your Research
PART THREE: HOW DO I FIND OUT?
Action Planning: Planning and Designing Your Action Research
Engaging with the Literatures
Doing Action Research: Carrying out Your Action Plan
PART FOUR: HOW DO I GENERATE EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT MY CLAIM TO KNOWLEDGE?
Monitoring Practice and Looking for Data
Gathering, Sorting and Storing Data
Turning the Data into Evidence
PART FIVE: HOW DO I TEST AND CRITIQUE MY KNOWLEDGE?
Testing the Validity of Your Claims to Knowledge
Establishing the Legitimacy of Your Claims to Knowledge
Engaging with the Politics of Knowledge
PART SIX: HOW DO I REPRESENT AND DISSEMINATE MY KNOWLEDGE?
Telling Your Research Story
Writing a Workplace Report
Writing a Report for Higher Degree Accreditation
Publishing and Disseminating Your Research
PART SEVEN: HOW DO I SHOW THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MY KNOWLEDGE?
Explaining the Significance of Your Research
Developing New Epistemologies for Workplace Cultures of Enquiry
and post it to your social network
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