Action Research Essentials

by Dorothy Valcarcel Craig

Part of the Research Methods for the Social Sciences Series

Action Research Essentials Synopsis

Action Research Essentials is a practical guide born of the author's own experience working with students in the social sciences and education, providing a step-by-step outline of how to do action research--backed by the most extensive theory and research coverage on the market today. The author guides future researcher/practitioners through the action research process via numerous concrete illustrations and a wealth of on-line resources; positioning it as a fundamental component of practice, A key and unique strength of the book is its outreach to a much larger breadth of students than usually found in action research books. This book will illustrate all the steps in action research using examples from education, social work, psychology, sociology, nursing, medicine, and counseling. The structure of the book is intended as the sole textbook for a course devoted to naturalistic inquiry, practitioner research, or beginning qualitative methods, or can complement a general research course.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780470189290
Publication date: 20th March 2009
Author: Dorothy Valcarcel Craig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Social research & statistics,

About Dorothy Valcarcel Craig

Dorothy Valcarcel Craig is a professor of education, certified online instructor, and program coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership at the College of Education and Behavioral Science, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She previously held the position of associate dean for Teacher Education.

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