Summary: The movement to take educational research out of the confines of academia and direct research projects into the settings where the knowledge is to be applied has resulted in a new approach to the investigation of teaching and learning. Action research projects have been at work in schools and universities for almost ten years now, thoroughly examining and often radically changing the environments in which teaching and learning take place.
This book presents ...show more a collection of stories describing action research projects in action in schools and a university, showing how projects that have differed in a variety of dimensions reveal similar underlying issues, problems and themes. With an emphasis on the topic of social justice and partnership, Action Research in Practice reveals, through case studies and sustained, thorough analysis, how educational research can be transformative in its very practice, as well as in the practices it recommends. ...show less