Action Research Methodology


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May, T. (Ed.). (2002). Qualitative research in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

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McNiff, J. (1988). Action research: Principles and practice. New York: Routledge.

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Meyers, E., & Rust, F. O. (Eds.). (2003). Taking action with teacher research. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.  

Mills, G. E. (2003). Action research: A guide for the teacher researcher (2nd. ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.           

Oja, S. N., & Smulyan, L. (1989). Collaborative action research: A developing approach. London: The Falmer Press.

Parsons, R. D., & Brown, K. S. (2002). Teacher as reflective practitioner and action researcher. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

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Sagor, R. (1992). How to conduct collaborative action research. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Schmuck, R. A. (Ed.). (2009). Practical action research: A collection of articles (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Stringer, E. T. (1996). Action research: A handbook for practitioners. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

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van Manen, M. (1990). Researching lived experience: Human science for an action research pedagogy. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.