You and Your Action Research Project, Second Edition

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This book gives practical guidance on doing an action research project. Written for practitioners across professions who are studying on award-bearing courses, this book is packed full of useful advice and takes the reader through the various stages of a project, including:
•Starting your action research ...

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Overview

This book gives practical guidance on doing an action research project. Written for practitioners across professions who are studying on award-bearing courses, this book is packed full of useful advice and takes the reader through the various stages of a project, including:
•Starting your action research project
•Monitoring and documenting the action
•Techniques for dealing with the data
•Making claims to knowledge and validating them
•Making your research public: creating your living theory.
The book's practical approach will appeal to practitioners and will encourage them to try out new strategies for improving their work. It will also be essential reading for those resource managers in schools, colleges and higher education institutions who are responsible for providing courses and support.
This second edition of a best-selling book, has been thoroughly updated and improved by a number of features, being more accessible, dealing with current debates in literature and demonstrating the power of action research for individual practices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415318877
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/6/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. I First principles 7
1 The nature of action research 9
2 The main features of action research processes 18
Pt. II Before you begin... 35
3 Working with others in organisational and institutional settings 37
4 Influence and ethics 47
5 Action planning 58
Pt. III Getting ready for action 73
6 Getting ready for action 75
Pt. IV Doing your project 97
7 Monitoring and documenting the action 99
8 Techniques for dealing with the data 114
Pt. V Making claims to knowledge and validating them 129
9 Making claims to knowledge and validating them 131
10 Criteria, standards of judgement and legitimation processes 142
Pt. VI Going public 157
11 Sharing your research: creating your own living educational theory 159
12 Producing your report 167
References 192
Index 198
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