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ERIC Number: EJ830181
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1360-3124
Participatory Action Research as a Method for Developing Leadership and Quality
Kekale, Jouni; Pirttila, Ilkka
International Journal of Leadership in Education, v9 n3 p251-268 Jul 2006
This article deals with the possibilities of participatory action research in quality enhancement projects at the level of university departments. The projects, carried out between 2002 and 2004, were aimed at developing leadership and management, fluency and division of academic work, well-being, and the health of academic staff. Four departments at the Universities of Joensuu and Helsinki participated in the project. In the spring of 2004, staff members from the departments were interviewed in order to evaluate the development process. In this article, we shall analyse and evaluate the application of participatory action research used in the projects carried out at the University of Joensuu. (Contains 4 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Finland (Helsinki)