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ERIC Number: ED295938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Pages: 20
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Action Research: A Field Perspective.
Wood, Patricia
This paper presents the personal narrative of a teacher who engaged in action research in her classroom. A step-by-step description, outlined in the prescribed form for conducting action research (plan, act, observe, and reflect), notes the successes and failures encountered throughout the experiment. A student teacher was conducting action research on a different topic simultaneously in the classroom. How collaborating on the two projects affected the cooperating teacher-student teacher relationship is described. A discussion is offered on the value of action research in the classroom, in preservice teacher education, and in in-service education programs for practicing teachers. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, April 5-9, 1988).