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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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Stroud Stasel, Rebecca – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has jolted educational organizations and their stakeholders. Mobility between countries is a requisite feature at international schools, with students and educators shifting between home, host, and intermediary countries. Stakeholders are diverse in international schools, representing transcultural interests, giving rise to…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, International Schools, Foreign Workers
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Buelvas, Danielle – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
At the time of writing, New York City high schools had been working remotely for a year, with educators facing some great challenges. Working remotely marked a significant difference in the way we teach and the way our students learn. Classroom spaces were no longer room numbers on doors; they were virtual meeting room numbers on platforms like…
Descriptors: High School Students, Urban Schools, Distance Education, Language Arts
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Gallagher-Brett, Angela; Lechner, Christine – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This paper reports on the experiences of the authors teaching action research workshops as professional development for language teachers in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic. It describes work carried out for Action Research Communities for Language Teachers, which is funded under the Training and Consultancies programme of the European Centre…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Action Research, Teacher Researchers
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Maya Daniel – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2023
This article chronicles the experience of an action researcher who was conducting a study in a post-secondary setting when COVID-19 swept across the globe and interrupted the research. The researcher set out to understand the aspects that promote and increase student investment in the classroom, and what she could do to positively impact student…
Descriptors: Researchers, Action Research, Experience, COVID-19
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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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Azulai, Anna – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
This paper explores the prospects of combining Grounded Theory (GT) and Action Research (AR) methodologies to spark further methodological discussion. GT and AR methodologies are sometimes used together in the same study without a discussion of their methodological compatibility. However, different iterations of GT and various forms of AR may…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Action Research, Comparative Analysis, Research Methodology
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Santarossa, Sara; Woodruff, Sarah J. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2020
A paucity of research exists on using action research with parents, particularly within the framework of parent education. The current study explores the development phase of a community-academic partnership (CAP) that designed a workshop and interactive toolkit to educate mothers on how to navigate social networking sites. The CAP (N = 10) was…
Descriptors: Action Research, Workshops, Parent Education, Mothers
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Levitan, Joseph – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2019
In this article, I discuss a pervasive ethical issue when undertaking action research (AR) projects with communities that have been historically marginalized: how outsiders' learned, normative Western thinking makes building equitable relationships difficult. I then offer strategies for researchers coming from privileged, outsider positionalities…
Descriptors: Action Research, American Indians, Ethics, Disadvantaged
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Berg, Stephen; Bradford, Brent; Robinson, Daniel B.; Wells, Mark – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
In British Columbia (BC), Canada, a school district effort was launched to focus on mental wellbeing in middle and senior secondary schools. The initiative "Got Health?" was intended to help students take the lead, through action research, in program development and delivery of information. The purpose of this action research project was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Robinson, Daniel; Foran, Andrew; Robinson, Ingrid – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
This paper reports on the results of the first cycle of an action research project. The objective of this action research was to examine the implementation of a school-based active transportation education program (Making Tracks). A two-cycle action research design was employed in which elementary school students' (ages 7-9), middle school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Air Transportation, Physical Activities
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McNamara, Lauren – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2013
This article describes the first two years of an ongoing, collaborative action research project focused on the troubled recess environment in 4 elementary schools in southern Ontario. The project involves an iterative, dynamic process of inquiry, planning, action, and reflection among students, teachers, university researchers, university student…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Recess Breaks, Action Research, Elementary School Students
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Graham, Robert D. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2013
This exploratory action research investigation provided the opportunity for a collaborative examination of the pedagogy underlying the use of wireless clicker technology within an elementary school environment. It investigated the uncomfortable truths of their use and revealed some unanticipated benefits. Using a triangulated qualitative data…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Audience Response Systems