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ERIC Number: EJ1090366
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1657-0790
The Role of Collaborative Action Research in Teachers' Professional Development (El papel de la investigación acción colaborativa en el desarrollo profesional docente)
Castro Garcés, Angela Yicely; Martínez Granada, Liliana
PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, v18 n1 p39-54 Jan-Jun 2016
Teachers' professional development is a key factor to have more reflective educators capable of working on teams to find solutions to problems that arise in their classrooms. The objective of this study is to analyze the impact that the collaborative planning, implementation, and evaluation of classroom projects, developed through collaborative action research, have in the professional development of in-service and pre-service teachers in a BA in English program. This is a qualitative research study focused on collaborative action research. Data were collected through journals, surveys, and meeting proceedings of collaborative sessions. As a result, it was possible to describe the processes and dynamics generated, as well as the changes perceived, which contributed to the professional development of the participants.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Colombia
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