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Author McAteer, Mary, author

Title Action research in education / Mary McAteer
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 180 pages)
Series Research methods in education
Research methods in education.
Contents Part 1. Getting to know action research -- What is this thing called action research? -- Getting to grips with perspectives and models -- Part 2. Doing action research -- Getting started on an action research project -- Collecting, collating and conversing with data -- Dealing with the literature -- Using data: making sense and making claims -- Writing up an action research project -- Part 3. Sharing action research. -- Conclusion: sharing and promoting action research
Summary This hands-on and user-friendly book uses illustrative case studies to demonstrate and explore the potential for change in real social situations. At a time when the term 'action research' is widely misused, and often reduced to a form of low-level evaluation of imposed educational initiatives, this book seeks to assert the academic integrity of action research, and to de-mystify the process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Action research in education.
Form Electronic book
Author British Educational Research Association, associated with work
ISBN 1446241068
1473913969 (ebook)
9781473913967 (ebook)