Give an example of how one would use action research in a counselling practice or setting. Then, describe the problem and the rationale for using action research to address it. Be specific and include what you would want to "find" and how you would go about "finding" it.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:21 am ad1c9bdddf
Using Action Research in the Real World
(1) Give an example of how one would use action research into counseling practice or setting.
Worell (1993) considered the implications for policy and social action of theory and research relevant to gender in close relationships. Thus, she explores the merger of close relationships and social policy in action research. For instance, she asserts that traditional policy decisions are based on claims of differentiation between the sexes. As Worell further explains, in both research and theory, gender is a multifaceted concept. "Many gender theorists view gender as a process that is fluid through through time and across situations." Consequently, they use these views to describe the behavior of men and women in "gendered" behavioral analyses. (365). Therefore, it is necessary to understand the saliency established in social polices. For instance, according to Worell, all social policy related to close relationships leads to the question of: "what are public and what are private matters?" In counseling practices that concern close relationships, there are private matters that refer to terms such as intimacy, companionship and communication, and ...
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Prepare a 3-page research-based and professional-practice-based rationale that supports the use of authentic types of assessments. (By "professional practice" we mean the literature written by educators who describe how and why they use authentic assessment methods.)
Examine multiple strategies of authentic assessment, including student-centered and teacher-centered scenarios, as well as self-assessment, surveys, and portfolios.
This rationale must clearly address each of the following:
What is "authentic assessment"?
What is a specific example of an authentic assessment that you do (or would) use in your current (or future) classroom?
How is authentic assessment different from traditional assessment measures?
What are the benefits/advantages of authentic assessments over traditional assessment measures?
Your research and professionally based rationale is to clearly illustrate your understanding of authentic assessments as depicted in the Background information reading.
This essay is considered the signature assignment of the course. A signature assignment reflects knowledge or skills essential to meeting a student learning outcome—in this case, information literacy. The signature assignment can be viewed as a milestone in the student's progress toward fulfilling one or several program outcomes.
Use a number of resources from the research and professional literature to support your claims. In particular:
Be sure to use at least 3-5 references to scholarly literature.
The references should be properly cited in the text and the reference section.
Remember, Wikipedia is not considered an acceptable resource for academic writing.
The structure of your submission should demonstrate your ability to present and support your insights in a clear, organized, and professional manner.View Full Posting Details