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Books: Action Research
A selection of recent titles available from Middlesex University libraries:
Latest Journal Articles
Latest journal articles on 'action research' from Education Research Complete:
Action Research is a quarterly refereed journal published by Sage. It acts as a "forum for the development of the theory and practice of action research" and includes "accounts of action research projects, explorations in the philosophy and methodology of action research, and considerations of the nature of quality in action research practice". Its coverage is interdisciplinary and will be of interest to researchers in the following areas: health care, education, development, management, social work, the Arts and gender and race. The link to the journal takes you to the Middlesex University Library Catalogue. You will need to authenticate to Athens in order to access the full-text version of this journal.
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Article explores the development of some different traditions of action research and provide an introductory guide to the literature.
Action Research Electronic Reader
A collection of essays for courses and modules in Action Research at The University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences. The papers are of roughly two types, discussions of issues and research reports and they 'include original contributions and previously published papers brought together as learning resources for students'. There is some overlap with articles in the sibling journal Action Research e-Reports.
Action Research in Education
Webpages from faculty of education at University of Plymouth.
Action Research Resources
This site offers links to some of the key resources associated with action research.
Action research website created by lecturer from Liverpool Hope University.
Collaborative Action Research project (CARN)
CARN was founded in 1976 in order to continue the development work of the Ford Teaching Project in UK primary and secondary schools. Since that time it has grown to become an international network drawing its members from educational, health, social care, commercial, and public services settings.
CARN aims to encourage and support action research projects (personal, local, national and international), accessible accounts of action research projects, and contributions to the theory and method
Kurt Lewin: groups, experiential learning and action research
A summary of Lewin's work which has been produced by infed, a non-profit group of teachers who provide free learning materials online.
Living Action Research (Discussion List)
Living Action Research is an email discussion forum that was set up for the open discussion, support and exchange of ideas and data for researchers working in the area of action research methodology. The website provides links to joining instructions and a searchable and browsable archive of past postings to the list.