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All You Need to Know About Action Research by Jean McNiff
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'Offers a guide to making a difference through action research that will build readers' confidence and acts as a "virtual mentor" to those thinking about, preparing, planning or undertaking an action research project. I thoroughly recommend it' - Journal of Advanced Nursing What is action research? Why do action research? When should one use action research? How does one become an action researcher? Leading practitioners Jean McNiff and Jack Whitehead provide a brilliantly written and easy-to-follow introduction to action research that will be essential reading for students, practitioners and seasoned researchers alike. In All You Need to Know About Action Research, McNiff and Whitehead are your guides to a vast and fast-moving field. This book provides: - A clear guide to the history and philosophy that underpin action research - Comprehensive coverage of the main theoretical debates in action research - Essential help to anyone undertaking their own action research project - Practical help in planning your research project and generating knowledge - A vision for action research as a learning enterprise and as a transformational method - A unique understanding of how action research can help your learning and your professional practice along with that of those around you - Confidence-building advice about theorizing on the basis of your research and/or your professional practice - Help with writing about your research and disseminating your findings This book is essential reading for anyone interested in action research. It is equally essential reading for anyone interested in making a difference; in generating theory from research; and in learning from practice.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW What Is Action Research? Who Does Action Research? The Underpinning Assumptions of Action Research Where Did Action Research Come from? 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? Feasibility Planning What Do You Need To Think About First? Action Planning How Do You Develop an Action Plan? Doing Your Action Research Carrying Out Your Action Plan Examples of Action Research Projects 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 Claim 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 Organizational Cultures of Enquiry The Amazing Potential Global Influence of Your Action Research
Release date NZ
December 6th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
SAGE Publications Ltd
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