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ERIC Number: EJ871022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-1300-5340
Teacher Researchers: Technology and Ethical Considerations while Conducting an Action Research
Isman, Aytekin; Altinay Aksal, Fahriye; Altinay Gazi, Zehra
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, v37 p84-95 2009
The research study stimulates critical approach to research and practice, with an increasing emphasis on ethics and ethical decision making of the teacher researchers within action research process by using technology in its process. The study investigates the impact of technology within the action research, ethical considerations and dilemmas while teacher researchers conduct educational research as critical friends within same academic institution. The research study was carried by eight participants in Educational Sciences Department who are teachers and at the same time experienced action research to develop teaching policy within their educational practices as researchers. This research has qualitative nature that focus groups, researcher observation and self-reports of the participants are relevant data collection techniques. The research study empowers that teacher researchers need to be reflective, proactive and critical friends among colleagues in each step of actions within educational practice by putting emphasis on technology and ethics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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