McNiff, Jean.

Action research : principles and practice / Jean McNiff with Jack Whitehead. - 2nd ed. - London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, c2002. - xi, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-160) and index.

Part I: What do we know? The principles of action research --
How do we come to know? Linking theory and practice --
Who has influenced our thinking? Key theorists in action research --
What do we need to know? How can we develop our work? --
Part II: What do we do? The practices of action research --
How to do action research --
Practical issues --
Making sense of data and generating evidence --
Validating claims to knowledge --
Part III: How do we share our knowledge? Stories from action research --
Action research in the home / Christopher McCormack --
Expect the unexpected / Conchur o Muimhneachain --
Where will we put the computer? / Ray O'Neill --
My involvement in action research / Kevin McDermott --
Part IV: Contributing to good social orders through education --
Action research and good social orders --
Significance of the work --
Epilogue: An educative conversation / Jean McNiff and Jack Whitehead. Table of contents

This new edition provides updates on methodological discussions and includes new sections on case study material and information on supporting action research.



0415219949 9780415219945

2001031911


Action research in education.
Action research--Methodology.

LB1028.24 / .M398 2002

370.72 / MCA 2002

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