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International Action Research: A Casebook for Educational by Sandra Hollingsworth

By Sandra Hollingsworth

How teams of individuals, from a number of academic settings worlwide, behavior learn jointly is the topic of this ebook. instead of watch for best- down coverage alterations in schooling, many practitioners are undertaking study with a view to enforce reform from the bottom-up, the purpose of this examine being to growth motion important for tutorial reform. The authors examine diversified points and the effect of motion learn on academic reform world wide, together with: how do geography and philosophy impact alterations in this paintings worldwide?; what's the political nature of teams presently taking motion to enhance education?; and what are the tensions among own and tutorial adjustments that come from engaging in motion examine? The textual content additionally considers the consequences of motion examine on adjustments within the professions together with schooling, social paintings, nursing and administration.

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447–55. POSCH, P. (1994) ‘Changes in the Culture of Teaching and Learning and Implications for Action Research’, Educational Action Research, 2, 2, pp. 153–61. POSCH, P. (1996) ‘Rahmenbedingungen fuer Innovationen an der Schule’, in ALTRICHTER, H. and POSCH, P.

However, some teachers and schools are aware that the problem has a curriculum and pedagogical SCHOOL-BASED CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND ACTION RESEARCH 27 dimension which they will need to address with public support. Spaces for teachers to engage in bottom-up curriculum and pedagogical change to stem the rising tide of student disaffection, will need to be constructed and sanctioned by policy. In the UK we may shortly see the day again when collaborative action research between teachers and academics re-emerges as an educational change strategy.

Resources to support collaborative action research in schools dried up and the curriculum specialists retreated to the beach-head of inservice teacher education (MacDonald, 1991) where higher education still retained some influence, albeit indirectly, over the professional practices of teachers. They began to increasingly cast themselves in the role of facilitators of, rather than collaborators in, school-based action research, in which context they designed courses to promote the professional development of teachers through action research.

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