Action Research, Innovation and Change: International Perspectives Across Disciplines

Action Research, Innovation and Change: International Perspectives Across Disciplines

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ISBN-13: 9780415712309
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Thomas Stern is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Instructional and School Development (IUS) of the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

Andrew Townsend is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Franz Rauch is Associate Professor at the Institute of Instructional and School Development (IUS) of the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

Angela Schuster is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Instructional and School Development (IUS) of the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

Table of Contents

1. Innovation in Education through Action Research 2. 30 Years of Educational Reform through Action Research: Traces in the Austrian School System 3. Addressing End of Life Issues through Peer Education and Action Research 4. The International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research: Legitimating the Science and Ensuring Quality 5. Research as Empowerment: Blending PAR with Community Development 6. Empowering Young Care Leavers Through Peer Research 7. Powerful Partnership in a School-University Research Collaboration 8. Camera, Action! Teaching Documentary Video as a Tool for Empowering Weak Students 9. Reflective Processes in Action Research and in Psychoanalytic Observational Studies – Two Approaches for Teaching Professionals 10. Learning to Guide Open Inquiry: From Self-Experience to Transfer into Teaching 11. Action Research in Science Education – From General Justifications towards a Specific Model in Practice 12. Action Research with Chemistry Teachers in Israel 13. Critical Action Research and the Challenge of Postmodernism: Perspectives and Limitations 14. What Is Good Action Research? Reflections about Quality Criteria

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