Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no kindle device get the free app, enter your mobile phone action research dissertation: a guide for students and bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The first edition of the action research dissertation: a guide for students and faculty was a first-of-its-kind reference, distilling the authors’ decades of action research experience into a handy guide for graduate students.
The second edition continues to provide an accessible roadmap that honors the complexity of action research, while providing an overview of how action research is defined, its traditions and history, and the rationale for using it.
Anderson demonstrate that action research is not only appropriate for a dissertation, but also is a deeply rewarding experience for both the researcher and participants.
This practical book demonstrates how action research dissertations are different from more traditional dissertations and prepares students and their committees for the unique dilemmas they may face, such as validity, positionality, design, write-up, ethics, and dissertation defense.
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This book fills an important gap in the action research literature by specifically addressing the growing practice of action research master s studies and doctoral dissertations in colleges and universities throughout the world.Like the authors previous work, this book provides a broad and clear overview of the varieties of action research. The discussion of the underlying choices that action researchers operating in a university degree program need to make and how such choices affect the quality of an action research project from different perspectives is an extremely valuable resource for students and faculty. Ken zeichner"the action research dissertation should be required reading for any student contemplating using an action research approach in a thesis or dissertation project. Kathryn herr and gary anderson serve as able and amiable navigators through the challenging but equally rewarding process of planning, carrying out, and completing an action research dissertation.
Clear explanations, compelling exemplars, and an honest discussion of the challenges of conducting an action research project combined with a sense of the passion and commitment of those who choose this path, make the volume a balanced and engaging guide to all would-be action researchers.
Mary brydon-miller"finally, a thoughtful, accessible, and immensely helpful volume designed to promote dialogue among doctoral students and faculty about dissertation studies grounded in the everyday worlds of practice.By creating spaces for deep discussion about the decisions dissertators make (rather than proposing and arguing for particular solutions), the book sets doctoral researchers on their own quest for meaning, clarity and coherence. Susan lytlethe authors have deftly produced a thoughtful, comprehensive, and much needed overview of the process of creating an action research dissertation that is sure to benefit generations of students and their faculty mentors.
She is co-author of the book studying your own school: an educator’s guide to qualitative practitioner research (thousand oaks, ca: corwin press, 1994).
They explicate well how difficult and rigorous the action research dissertation becomes as one navigates the university dissertation process.
19, 2016format: paperback|verified purchasefor any doctoral student who plans on conducting an action research dissertation study, this book is an absolute must read.Out of 5 starsfive starsjanuary 9, 2017format: paperback|verified purchasegreat introduction to an action research dissertation through various fieldsread more0comment|was this review helpful to you?
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Out of 5 starsfive starsapril 20, 2015format: paperback|verified purchasegreat book for anyone having to do a research paper i'm using this for a doctoral program i'm inread more0comment|.