Summary: Many students struggle with turning action research projects into a Master's thesis or doctoral dissertation and receive little guidance from their advisors. To address this need, authors Kathryn Herr and Gary L. Anderson have distilled decades of action research experience into a first-of-its-kind reference for graduate students.
The Action Research Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty provides an accessible roadmap that honors the complexity of ...show moreaction research. It will show that action research is appropriate not only for a dissertation, but also a deeply rewarding experience for both the researcher and participants. This book helps students understand the ways 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 defense of the dissertation.
The Action Research Dissertation is a must-have resource for any student contemplating an action research project, thesis, or dissertation, and equally valuable to researchers undertaking and writing up their action research. ...show less