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Kozak, Donna L.; Schnellert, Leyton M. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
Critical participatory action researchers (CPAR) (Kemmis et al., 2014; Ledwith & Springett, 2014) created conditions for 25 parents and teachers to join as co-researchers in this research study. Together, they co-created a hybrid discursive third space (Gee, 1996; Gutierrez, 2008) that invited alignment of their respective funds of knowledge…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Family School Relationship
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Horn-Olivito, Heidi; Martinovic, Dragana; Winney, Kelly – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
In this paper, we document elementary school teachers' attitudinal and pedagogical changes during the rapid move from brick-and-mortar to virtual schooling initiated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We administered four online surveys (in September and October 2020, and in March and June 2021) to determine teachers' perceived challenges and successes in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, School Closing
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Turcotte, Samuel; Shea, Carolann; Raymond, Émilie; Ansaldo, Ana Inés; Bier, Nathalie; Grenier, Sébastien; Hebblethwaite, Shannon; Lamontagne, Marie-Ève; Levasseur, Mélanie; Viscogliosi, Chantal; Ladjadj, Fatima; Filiatrault, Johanne – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
Intergenerational initiatives have the potential to bring generations together and can have a wide range of benefits for the health of older adults as well as for the development of young people. This paper presents a five-phase participatory action research protocol for the co-design and pilot implementation of a toolkit supporting…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Program Implementation, Community Organizations
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Fuchs, Travis T.; Jellema, Elysia – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This collaborative action research project documents the exploration and student learning outcomes of COVID-19 socioscientific issue-based lessons. Analysis of student interviews, surveys, and work, combined with classroom observations, revealed that COVID-19 socioscientific issue-based lessons improved students' conceptual understanding of the…
Descriptors: Science and Society, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change
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Smith, Cathryn A.; Moura, Gustavo – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
In September of 2020, seven school divisions in Western Manitoba developed a remote learning program to support medically fragile families whose children could not return to classrooms. The coalition of these school divisions, known as the Westman Consortia Partnership (WCP), needed to investigate what beliefs, practices, and strategies were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Home Instruction, Rural Areas
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Carol Rees; Hannah Allen; Morgan Whitehouse; Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham; Michelle Harrison; Elizabeth DeVries; Grady Sjokvist; Christine Miller – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This paper is a report on a year-long action research project with a Community of Inquiry where a group of teachers from across primary, secondary, and tertiary contexts were developing and implementing student-centered, curiosity-driven, inquiry-based science projects to bridge face-to-face and online learning contexts and support their students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Inquiry, Science Instruction, Student Projects
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Caroline Conlon; Holly Ann Catalfamo – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
Postsecondary institutions across the world have rapidly adapted to the need for online teaching and learning modalities as a result of the global pandemic that began in early 2020. A new dynamic has emerged with technology being the platform of the new virtual classroom, providing significant opportunities to explore internationalization. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Cooperative Programs, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Lauren Hill – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This research reflects on my collaboration with an Indigenous hoop dancer to respond to the Calls to Action from the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The research engages the Anishinaabeg seven sacred teachings and critical decolonizing pedagogy as theoretical frameworks and qualitative inquiry as methodology.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Canada Natives, Cooperation
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Will Edwards; Amir Kalan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
Building on critical sociological models and action research traditions, our work theorizes a structurated model of action research to address the subjugation of knowledge within educational settings. We focus on the interplay between structure and agency and how these dimensions can co-evolve in teacher research. In this article, we examine how…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Researchers, Inquiry
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Laidlaw, Jordan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
Using an action research methodology, I conducted a self-study to improve my capacity to implement creative music pedagogies with Grade 4 and 5 students (N = 43) in a school on the Canadian prairies. Data sources included: field notes, student assessments, video recordings, debriefing sessions, small group conversations, and surveys. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Music Education, Creative Teaching
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McGregor, Adam; Decarie, Christina; Whitehead, Wendy; Aylesworth-Spink, Shelley – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
At an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology experiencing a rapid internationalization of its student population, three faculty members in the School of Business embarked on an action research project to learn how to better facilitate the success of international students. The research team examined grades from international and domestic…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment
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Burke, Joan; Chaseling, Marilyn – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
This paper reports on a four-year study where campus leaders used collaborative inquiry twinned with generative dialogue to facilitate teacher growth in order to improve the teaching and learning of reading in a school where reading results were already strong. The paper contributes to the school improvement literature by capturing the two main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Reading Teachers
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Ho Younghusband, Christine; Koehn, Deborah – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
In 2018 a teacher education program at a small research university implemented three initiatives to improve the practicum experience for teacher candidates. This program evaluation focusses on one of three initiatives, specifically, peer-oriented triads during practicum. The faculty members used the Spiral of Inquiry (Kaser & Halbert, 2017) as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Peer Evaluation, Practicums
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Beyak, Timothy Shawn – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
This paper explores an arts-based practitioner action research study that explores the artworks made by students from a Grade 11 History of Canada course in response to teaching and learning about the First World War. The practitioner considers the art-things (Bennett, 2015) of his students and the associated thing-power (Bennett, 2004)…
Descriptors: Action Research, Art, Art Products, High School Students
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Adamov Ferguson, Katya – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
The Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba is the central site of this study which un/covers the potentialities of combining critical place inquiries and a/r/tography to mobilize Calls for Justice and education around displacement and disappearance of Indigenous Women and Girls. This study reflects part of my doctoral research which connects living,…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Active Learning, Inquiry, Crime
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