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Action Research

Describes Action Research and how it is used in education.


Action Research Bibliography

Ferrance, E. (2000) Action Research. Providence, RI. Retrieved October 6, 2018 from

McNiff, J. (2002). Action research for professional development: Concise advice for new action researchers, 3rd ed. Retrieved from

Pine, G. (2009). Conducting teacher action research. Teacher Action Research: Building Knowledge Democracies (pp. 234-262) Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications, Inc. Retrieved from

Riel, M. (2010-2017). Understanding Action Research. Center for Collaborative Action Research, Pepperdine University (Last revision Jan, 2017).

Additional Sources

Gorski, Paul C. (1995-2018). Teacher Action Research. Critical Multicultural Pavilion. Retrieved October 6, 2018 from

Riel, M. (2018). Welcome to the open action research self paced tutorials.
This site is part of the Center for Collaborative Action Research at Pepperdine University. It includes a series of 12 videos ranging from 7-13 minutes on various aspects of action research. The site also includes a link to the Activity Master Booklet that you can access and use.

Valencia College. (2016, August 16). Action research. Scholarship of Teaching & Learning.
Extensive information on how to develop and implement you action research project.