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Practical Action Research for Change / Edition 2

Practical Action Research for Change / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781412938594
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/12/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Richard A. Schmuck is professor emeritus at the University of Oregon, where he chaired thedissertations of 132 doctoral students who are from all parts of the world. He taught thousands of other educators worldwide about action research, group dynamics, and organization development. He has served on the faculties of the University of Michigan, Temple University, and Leuven University (Belgium), was the first president of the International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education.Schmuck is a visiting Professor at Arizona State University-West.

Schmuck is the author of 20 books and 190 articles. His best-known book is Group Processes in the Classroom (with Patricia Schmuck), nowin itseighth edition. He received The Stevens Award from the Northwest Women in Educational Administration to honor his support of women in administration and his "commitment to equity, justice, and democracy. "He received the Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award from the University Council on Educational Administration for "superior scholarship, distinguished service, and recognized international leadership" and "to celebrate an extraordinary and generous career." Schmuck continues to teach, consult, and write.

Table of Contents

1.Reflective Professional Practice.

2.Conceptual Bases of Action Research.

3.Defining Action Research.

4.Phases of Action Research in the Classroom.

5.Proactive Action Research.

6.Responsive Action Research.

7.Processes of Cooperative Action Research.

8.Types of Cooperative Action Research.

9.Prominent Researchers.

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