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What are some examples of some problems that educators might study, using an action research model?

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1. What are some examples of some problems that educators might study, using an action research model?

"Action research is simply a form of self-reflective enquiry undertaken by participants in social situations in order to improve the rationality and justice of their own practices, their understanding of these practices, and the situations in which the practices are carried out?(Carr & Kemmis, 1986, p.162). In education, action-research can be carried out by the individual teacher, or through collaboration done by volunteer groups or it might be a school-wide action research project carried out by the entire school. Simply put, educators use action-research to study ways to improve the conditions of a school. Educators and researchers investigate various aspects of the education process or environment.

For example, researchers might be interested in investigating the school environment, such as how to make a school a ...

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This solution explains some examples of some problems that educators might study, using an action research model. Links of several articles available on-line are also provided for further research.

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