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About Action Research?


User: Hiini - 27 January 2016 04:52

Hi guys,
Does anyone know action research is a "Method" or "Methodology"?

Thanks guys.

User: Hugh - 27 January 2016 09:20

Quote From Hiini:
Hi guys,
Does anyone know action research is a "Method" or "Methodology"?

Thanks guys.

I would say Action Research is a Methodology.
Methods used to conduct an Action Research could be participant observation, case study, qualitative methods, quantitative, experiments, evaluation etc.
You also need to think about the ontology and epistemology, I would say for Action Research it maybe pragmatism or critical theory.

This book may be helpful:[url=showthumb]http://www.amazon.co.uk/Action-Research-Methods-Plain-Simple/dp/0230113834[/url]



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