Action research : principles and practice / Jean McNiff with Jack Whitehead.
By: McNiff, Jean
Contributor(s): Whitehead, JackMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, c2002Edition: 2nd edDescription: xi, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0415219949; 9780415219945Subject(s): Action research in education | Action research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 370.72 LOC classification: LB1028.24 | .M398 2002Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-160) and index.
Table of contents 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.
This new edition provides updates on methodological discussions and includes new sections on case study material and information on supporting action research.