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Hanfstingl, Barbara; Abuja, Gunther; Isak, Gabriele; Lechner, Christine; Steigberger, Eleonore – Educational Action Research, 2020
The purpose of this article is to describe how Lesson Study as second-order action research can be applied and how we planned to evaluate and improve course design, learners' progress, team members' roles and learning objectives of a 2-year university course for English as a Second Language teachers. The article describes the concept of a Lesson…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Action Research, English Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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Tofteng, Ditte; Bladt, Mette – Educational Action Research, 2020
This article reflects on how participatory processes inspired by action research hold a genuine potential for developing social educational work in a more democratic way. We present our concept of 'Upturned Participation', which is built upon the methodological framework of Critical Utopian Action Research. First Critical Utopian Action Research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Democratic Values, Social Justice, Social Work
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Sigurdardottir, Ingibjorg; Puroila, Anna-Maija – Educational Action Research, 2020
Action research is a methodology that has been increasing in educational studies in recent years. Previous studies have revealed that action research affects practitioners more than traditional methods, since the practitioners are not only participants but also researchers themselves. One branch of action research is collaborative action research…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Action Research, Preschool Teachers
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Lamas, Macarena; Sànchez-Busqués, Sònia; Lalueza, José Luis – Educational Action Research, 2020
This study was carried out within the framework of a long-term action-research project in schools in Barcelona, Spain, in which a large concentration of pupils come from diverse ethnic backgrounds and are at risk of social exclusion. Specifically, the introduction of the "Fifth Dimension" (5D) model into these schools is analysed here.…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Social Isolation
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Guy, Batsheva; Feldman, Tziporah; Cain, Caroline; Leesman, Lauren; Hood, Chara – Educational Action Research, 2020
While the 'action' portion of a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project is a crucial component of the process, action tends to be challenging to define, achieve, and measure. The current paper both defines and describes action within the context of a particular PAR collaboration and explores the process and challenges of navigating and…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Hilli, Charlotta – Educational Action Research, 2020
The aim of the study is to identify and examine the distance teaching practices of four teachers in three small, rural primary schools in Finland -- small in the sense that the schools consists of between 20-50 pupils and between 3-12 teachers. The schools have experienced a decline in pupil numbers, thus, they are not able to employ teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools
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Trickett, Edison; Rasmus, Stacy M.; Allen, James – Educational Action Research, 2020
In community interventions more generally, the concept of fidelity refers to the degree to which a program is delivered as intended. The present paper discusses ways in which fundamental aspects of participatory research challenge the concept of fidelity and differ from more traditional science-dominated approaches. We begin with a discussion of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Fidelity, Participatory Research, Action Research
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Dawson, Susan – Educational Action Research, 2020
This article offers a conceptual and analytical framework for understanding the 'understandings' generated through practitioner research, and specifically exploratory practice (EP), based on Aristotle's philosophy of knowledge. Drawing on Olav Eikeland's interpretation of Aristotle's philosophy of knowledge as a gnoseology, it illustrates how a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Philosophy, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Constantinou, Elena; Ainscow, Mel – Educational Action Research, 2020
There are many examples of collaborative action research being used to promote school change. Reflecting on evidence gathered as a result of collaborative inquiry led by a teacher in a primary school in Cyprus over a 3-year period, this paper examines what is involved in using such an approach within a centralised education system. In so doing, it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Cooperation, Educational Change
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Nutton, Jennifer; Lucero, Nancy; Ives, Nicole – Educational Action Research, 2020
Three researchers share their reflections on the challenges and goodness of fit of using participatory action research (PAR) in studies with indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada. Three central challenges of participatory methodologies are identified: (1) defining what constitutes participation; (2) the extended time required for a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Indigenous Knowledge, Canada Natives
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Avgitidou, Sofia – Educational Action Research, 2020
In this article I reflect on my experiences facilitating teachers as researchers and reflective practitioners and the importance of enhancing the dynamic and complementary relationship between theory, research, practice and reflection at every step of action research. Given the complexity of teachers' participation in action research, I drew on a…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Action Research, Reflective Teaching, Participatory Research
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Lucko, Jennifer – Educational Action Research, 2020
This article examines the participatory impact of a storytelling project on a small group of Latinx English learners in a sixth grade classroom. The storytelling project unexpectedly emerged as a positive ripple effect from a Participatory Action Research (PAR) initiative to foster civic empowerment among middle school students in an English…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Story Telling, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Kondo, Tamiko – Educational Action Research, 2020
This paper is an account of how a group of Japanese English language teachers, who questioned current teacher professional education and English language education reforms, learnt to challenge the dominant discourse and find ways of conducting more democratic teacher professional education. It describes how those teachers, including the author,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Faculty Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Doussot, Sylvain – Educational Action Research, 2020
Key studies in history education (from France and the USA) are discussed and compared in order to explore their methodological issues in terms of the types of knowledge they can generate about teaching and learning. An epistemological framework that relates the history of historians as an inquiry to that of the classroom provides the criteria for…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Action Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education
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Santoro Lamelas, Valeria – Educational Action Research, 2020
Action research is an important methodology that promotes participatory processes in the community, enhancing community networks and empowering people to define their own health and generate actions. Here, we performed a systematic review using the Scopus, Web of Science (WoS) and SciELO databases to identify the studies carried out on health in…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Action Research, Participatory Research, Public Health
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