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What is Action Research?

Ferrance, Eileen. "Action Research"
http://www.alliance.brown.edu/pubs/themes_ed/act_research.pdf


Action Research Resources

Guest Discussion Archive: Action Research as Professional Development

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arhome.html

Recent books on action research and related topics http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arp/books.html

CONFRONTING INTOLERANCE: Critical, Responsive Literacy Instruction with Adult Immigrants. Stephen G. Mogge. Towson University. Sept 2008. Captures the experience of adult immigrants who are improving their English literacy while confronting an intolerant political culture. https://www.sensepublishers.com/product_info.php?products_id=627&osCsid=5f9b0fe4df740366b22622a75f8159a9

Captured Wisdom on Adult Literacy http://www.ncrtec.org/pd/cw/adultlit.htm

Passports to Paradise: The Struggle To Teach and To Learn on the Margins of Adult Education q2=http://www.eric.ed.gov/sitemap/html_0900000b80137d94.html

The Art of Classroom Inquiry: A Handbook for Teacher-Researchers. Ruth Shagoury Hubbard & Brenda Miller Power. Heinemann. Portsmouth, NH. 2003.

Action Research in Workplace Education, a handbook for literacy instructors. Maurice Taylor. Partnerships in learning January 2002. http://www.nald.ca/CLR/action/cover.htm

George Mason University (VA) has a helpful set of online materials and a how-to guide for teachers undertaking classroom research. http://www.gse.gmu.edu/research/tr/TRdefinition.shtml.


Examples of Action Research in Adult Education and Literacy

Tennessee Action Research

Pennsylvania Action Research Network -- PAARN

Massachusetts Projects

Rhode Island Inquiry Projects

LIST YOUR STATE OR PROGRAM'S ACTION RESEARCH WORK HERE

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