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What Sets Action Research Apart

What are the differences between action research and other forms of research? Think of a problem that could be addressed using action research methods.

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Action research is research that focuses on improving how a teacher teaches or the performance of an organization. Action research can be done by one person or several people (collaborative inquiry) that are working for the same goal which is making improvements. The research is done by the person that wants to improve and they also analyze the data collected themselves ...

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Teachers can use action research to help improve their performance. Other forms of research are different from action research as they are done by someone other than the person wanting to improve.