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How can one maintain the participative and collaborative nature of action research while using data collection techniques?
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According to Turnbull, et. al., using participatory action research (PAR) creates an opportunity for researchers and stakeholders to collaborate in the designing and conducting of all phases of the research process which includes specification of questions, data collection and analysis, design, dissemination and utilization of information. PAR is involving both the researchers and the client participants in the conduct of research and it is not a traditional discrete research methodology. There is a greater participation and influence by the stakeholders in PAR.
The approaches may differ in the method of conducting the research but the concept stays the same that the collaboration and the ...
Approach to maintain the participative and collaborative nature of action research in data collection. References are included.