I was hoping you can answer a couple of questions for me.
1) Have you had any experience conducting any type of research? If so, what was the study about?
2) What are examples of some problems that educators might study, using an action research model?
1) Have you had any experience conducting any type of research in the past? If so, what was the study about?
This is a very good question! I just finished working on an academic research study concerning crime committed against adults at a major university in my state. We were given random phone numbers generated by a computer, and were asked to conduct a 15 minute telephone survey which focused on different types of crimes and how attainable services were to crime victims such as how easily they were able to get help from the District Attorney or if they were able to apply for (and receive) victim compensation assistance from the state. The results were rather sobering. It seems (at least around here) that identity thief is out of control, and victims of this crime receive little-to-no help from government agencies when they are victimized. This information will be analyzed further and then sent to the state Commission of Crime and Prevention so that they can see where funds are best allocated in order to ...
The action research method to analyses and address bullying is determined. Examples of the educators are provided.