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Action Research vs. Traditional Reserach

Compare and contrast the differences between action research and traditional (qualitative and quantitative) research. Please define action research and traditional research and describe appropriate uses for each. Also, please Include examples of how action research relates to a classroom or work environment.

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The comparison between action research and traditional research is basically a focus on the two contrasting styles that represent the most dominant types of research used by researchers. Traditional research focuses primarily on using quantitative methodology that is predicated upon using statistical analyses and statistics to develop a plausible and valid hypothesis that can either fail to be disproven or disproven. This is the traditional type of research that has been used throughout the scientific fields in research and is still the dominant form of research for many disciplines in Academia.

Traditional research attempts to draw conclusions ...

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The solution examines action research versus the traditional research. How actions research relates to a classroom or work environment is determined.

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