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O'Neil, Peggy; Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Le Ber, Marlene Janzen – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
As scholars work to decolonize educational research, new methodologies are needed. In this paper, we present our conceptual premises for a new paradigm, social portraiture, which combines participatory action research (Freire, 1982) and portraiture (Lawrence-Lightfoot & Hoffmann, 1997), and extends to include archival records and social art.…
Descriptors: Decolonization, Educational Research, Art, Participatory Research
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Baker, Sarita; Lin, Ching-Chiu – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2022
Many Canadian immigrant seniors living independently in Canada face unique challenges such as language barriers, adjusting to a new culture, and isolation from friends and family. Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic these issues have become more complicated. This article explores a form of arts-based research (ABR) as an inquiry into ways…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Immigrants, Action Research
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Gorecki, Laryssa; Doyle-Jones, Carol – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
The value of weaving Indigenous perspectives into the mainstream curricula of Ontario teacher education programs is gaining prominence (Bell & Brant, 2015; Nardozi, Restoule, Broad, Steele, & James, 2014; Tanaka, 2016). Since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action (2015), efforts are being made across Ontario…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs, Culturally Relevant Education
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Ray, Lana – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Action Research (AR) has been widely utilized in Indigenous contexts because of its emphasis on social transformation and synergies with Indigenous research approaches. Yet, while AR is seen as an attractive option for working in Indigenous research contexts, additional efforts are needed to ensure that AR adequately interrogates collaborations…
Descriptors: Action Research, Quality Assurance, Indigenous Knowledge, Participatory Research
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Benson, Tracey M. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
As an artist and writer who often works across disciplines and cultures, my education into effective and respectful engagement has been built on my experience working with First Nations friends, collaborators, and Elders. The aim of this paper is to explore teachings from a number of these leading thinkers, writers, and Elders on the topic of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Cooperation, Intercultural Communication
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Ramos, Ana Margarita; Briones, Claudia – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Based on our present working-experience with a Mapuche kimche (sage) and a logko (spiritual and political leader), we aim at intervening in broader debates on the intersubjective and intercultural production of knowledge. To do so, we pay special attention to contemporary mandates and pervasive conceptions about forms of practicing a better, more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Anthropology, Indigenous Knowledge
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Brown, Chay – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Aboriginal people in Alice Springs mapped the safe places in their Town Camps. This participatory research led to the implementation of safety features. Safety mapping was developed in response to deficit-based research which pathologized Aboriginal people in Alice Springs. Safety mapping was conducted with Aboriginal people in Town Camps to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Action Research, Safety
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Hill, Cher; Bailey, Rick; Power, Cheryl; McKenzie, Nicole – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
This paper describes a unique collaborative action research project that brings together members of the [q virgule suscrite] [i-acute] [c-acute] [schwa][y-acute] (Katzie) First Nation, post-secondary and K-12 communities, as well as foresters and environmentalists, to restore creeks that have been compromised by land use impacts, forest removal,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, School Community Programs, Conservation (Environment)
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Eppley, Amanda; Gamez-Djokic, Blanca; McKoy, Deborah L. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
This paper examines how community-based civic action research can cultivate civic engagement, civic belonging, and shifts in civic stakeholders' perceptions of racially and economically minoritized youth's civic agency. Specifically, this paper examines the implementation of Youth, Research and Plan (YRP) -- a community-based research methodology…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Action Research, Citizen Participation, Minority Group Students
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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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Black, Glenda L. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Action research has the potential to reconstruct schools into professional learning communities that are able to identify educational issues and develop appropriate solutions for 21st century learning. Increasingly, teacher education programs are providing action research experiences to encourage analytical thinking and problem-solving skills…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Education Programs, Program Implementation, Preservice Teachers
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Moosa-Mitha, Mehmoona; Wallace, Bruce – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Few studies engage refugee newcomers in the design phase of a research project even when studying issues that are of significance to them. This preliminary study aimed to engage Arabic speaking refugee newcomers living with trauma and their service providers in designing a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to the study of…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Action Research, Participatory Research, Research Design
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Dunn, Michael William; Pogrund, Rona – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Writing can be a challenging task for many students. This study offered 10 ninth-grade students (8 females, 2 males) with visual impairments located in the Western United States the opportunity to learn a mnemonic strategy for argumentative-essay writing called ARGUE: Analyze data; Review keywords and create sentences; Generate a plan; Use your…
Descriptors: Mnemonics, Persuasive Discourse, Essays, Students with Disabilities
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Adams, Pamela; Braunberger, Dana; Hamilton, Sarah; Caldwell, Bonnie – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
Using collaborative inquiry as a methodology for investigation, this study examined the implementation of a model of generative leadership (Adams et al., 2019) to explore the question: In what ways can implementation of a generative leadership model of professional learning for school leaders influence their sense of efficacy? An adapted model of…
Descriptors: Leaders, Cooperation, Inquiry, Self Efficacy
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Schecter, Sandra R.; Bell, Nancy – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2021
This article elucidates findings of an action research initiative that focused on the school engagement and social and cultural adaptation of a cohort of early study abroad students, aged 15-19, attending an urban secondary school in Ontario. The study was part of a federally sponsored partnership that supported the collaboration of postsecondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Action Research, Secondary School Students
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