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First Person Action Research

Author : Judi Marshall
ISBN : 9781473984813
Genre : Social Science
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In First Person Action Research Judi Marshall invites her reader to join her in the rich world of first person inquiry: a reflexive approach to life and to one’s own participation in research and learning. Written as a collage of interrelated chapters, fragments and voices, this is an important meditation on the nature of inquiring action. Judi Marshall’s book provides an accessible introduction to self-reflective practice; exploring its principles and practices and illustrating with reflective accounts of inquiry from the author’s professional and personal life. The book also considers action for change in relation to issues of ecological sustainability and corporate responsibility. Writing is reviewed as a process of inquiry, and as a way to present action research experiences. Connections are made with the work of the literary authors Nathalie Sarraute and Kazuo Ishiguro to expand the scope of typical academic writing practices. First Person Action Research is an important and practical resource for students, teachers and practitioners of action research alike. It is a thoughtful and sensitive account of an emerging field in Research Methods.

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Action Research

Author : David Coghlan
ISBN : 9781473907324
Genre : Social Science
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Action research is a term used to describe a family of related approaches that integrate theory and action with a goal of addressing important organizational, community, and social issues together with those who experience them. It focuses on the creation of areas for collaborative learning and the design, enactment and evaluation of liberating actions through combining action and research, reflection and action in an ongoing cycle of cogenerative knowledge. While the roots of these methodologies go back to the 1940s, there has been a dramatic increase in research output and adoption in university curricula over the past decade. This is now an area of high popularity among academics and researchers from various fields—especially business and organization studies, education, health care, nursing, development studies, and social and community work. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research brings together the many strands of action research and addresses the interplay between these disciplines by presenting a state-of-the-art overview and comprehensive breakdown of the key tenets and methods of action research as well as detailing the work of key theorists and contributors to action research. To watch a video of editor David Coghlan discuss the importance of this major reference work as well as the implications, challenges and successes of editing The SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research, click here:

Doing Action Research In Your Own Organization

Author : David Coghlan
ISBN : 9781473904101
Genre : Reference
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The fourth edition of this bestselling book is packed full of practical, expert advice on how to navigate the murky waters of ethics, politics and management in your own organization. Multidisciplinary in its approach to action research, the book sets out a step-by-step template for researchers to follow and adapt. Coghlan and Brannick: Introduce and contextualise action research as a method Provide guidance on how to design and implement your action research project Explore interlevel dynamics Discuss role duality and access Suggest effective ways to analyse your data Provide helpful tips on how to disseminate your findings. The book and supporting companion website are the ideal resource for students, researchers and practitioners hoping to generate real change through their action research project and will be particularly relevant to those studying Business and Management, Nursing and Health, Education and Sociology.

Participatory Research In More Than Human Worlds

Author : Michelle Bastian
ISBN : 9781317340874
Genre : Science
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Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of knowledge. This book adopts a much needed ‘more-than-human’ framework to grasp these complexities and challenges. It contains multidisciplinary insights and diverse methodological approaches to question how to revise, reshape and invent methods in order to work with non-humans in participatory ways. The book offers a framework for thinking critically about the promises and potentialities of participation from within a more-than-human paradigm, and opens up trajectories for its future development. It will be of interest to those working in the environmental humanities, animal studies, science and technology studies, ecology, and anthropology.

Participatory Research In Palliative Care

Author : Jo Hockley
ISBN : 9780191651991
Genre : Medical
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Participatory research is a relatively new method of researching practice especially within palliative care. It differs from other methodologies in that there is an expectation of action within the research process. The values that underpin participatory research are collaboration, empowerment, and reflection. In the current climate of collaboration and working with people in healthcare, participatory research methods are gaining increasing interest when there is a desire to bring about change. Organisational change is becoming an important focus as we look at ways of not only reducing costs but at the same time improving quality of care. While palliative care puts the patient and family at the centre, Participatory Research in Palliative Care discusses a new research methodology that puts practitioners at the heart of the research process as collaborators who work together with researchers to resolve problems in practice. Divided into three sections, it provides theoretical groundings of action research, a greater focus on exemplars from studies within palliative care, and discusses prominent issues when using such a methodology. All three sections are illustrated by an action research study undertaken by the author within a palliative care setting. Participatory Research in Palliative Care is written by international, multi-disciplinary authors who explore a collaborative approach to embark on research. It will appeal to health and social care professionals, academics undertaking research within palliative care, and the management of organisations where people with end of life care needs are cared for, including long-term care homes.

Handbook Of Action Research

Author : Peter Reason
ISBN : 9781446204191
Genre : Social Science
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With the Handbook of Action Research hailed as a turning point in how action research is framed and understood by scholars, this paperback edition of the First Edition has been structured to provide an easy inroad into the field for researchers and students. It includes concise chapter summaries and an informative introduction that draws together the different strands of action research and reveals their diverse applications as well as their interrelations.

Fundamentals Of Action Research

Author : Bill Cooke
ISBN : 1412902207
Genre : Medical
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Fundamentals of Action Research brings together, material, much of it hard to obtain, into one collection. It is a foundation resource for individuals and institutions on which to build their action research knowledge bank and will be the first point of reference for action research practitioners and academics. The content includes entries on action research and other methodologies which have developed out of action research. The editors recognize the eclecticism of the field, but have kept a tight focus on the topic, rather than trying to incorporate all forms of applied and/or participatory social research. More than a general overview, the set explores how the material extends and changes our understanding of the development of the field, and the contributions of key people and ideas within it. The book is initially organized into historically sequenced sections but includes sections for various contemporary branches of action research. Subjects covered include: the pre-history, the foundations, unrecognized classics, the development of action research, action research and the workplace, action research and social change, emergent varieties of action research, action research in the 21st century and the limits of action research. It is a foundation resource for individuals and institutions on which to build their action research knowledge bank and will be the first point of reference for action research practitioners and academics.

P Dagogische Wissensformen In Der Lehrer Innen Bildung

Author : Anja Kraus
ISBN : 9783830983514
Genre : Education
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Pädagogisches Handeln und pädagogische Situationen werden heute zunehmend unter dem Gesichtspunkt ihrer Optimierung und Evaluation gesehen. Dabei sollte auch der Eigensinn pädagogischer Praktiken Berücksichtigung finden. Zur Beobachtung und Verbesserung von pädagogischen Prozessen und Praktiken bedarf es insbesondere der Kenntnisse darüber, in welcher Weise diese von den Praktiker(inne)n selbst intendiert, verantwortet und korrigiert werden. Mit dem Ziel, aus erziehungswissenschaftlicher Sicht Impulse für die Qualitätsdebatte zu geben, wird der übliche Blickwinkel einer Reflexion und Evaluation pädagogischer Kontexte verschoben. Es geht nicht mehr ihre Bewertung in Hinblick auf gesetzte normative Maßstäbe, sondern um die handlungstheoretischen Voraussetzungen einer praktischen Umsetzung pädagogischer Intentionen. Das besondere Augenmerk liegt auf den sich ergebenden Maßgaben für die Modellierung der Lehrer(innen)bildung. Anja Kraus, PhD, studied Educational Sciences, Philosophy and Arts Education in Berlin. From 2004 to 2013 she was Assistant Professor for Educational Sciences at the Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg and since 2013 she has been Assistant Professor for Educational Sciences at the Linné-University Växjö/Sweden. Main research: pedagogical learning theories, physicalness in schools, integration of artistic positions into didactical concepts and into empirical teaching research, heterogeneity in schools and anthropological issues. Dr. phil. Anja Kraus, phil. mag., Studium Erziehungswissenschaft, Philosophie und Lehramt Kunst in Berlin. 2004-2013 Juniorprofessorin für Erziehungswissenschaft an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Ludwigsburg, seit 2013 Ass. Prof. für Bildungswissenschaft an der Linnéuniversität Växjö/Sweden. Forschungsschwerpunkte: Pädagogische Lerntheorien, Körperlichkeit in der Schule, Integration von künstlerischen Positionen in didaktische Konzepte und in die empirische Unterrichtsforschung, Heterogenität in der Schule, anthropologische Fragen

Psychoanalyse Und S Uglingsforschung

Author : Joseph Lichtenberg
ISBN : 9783642934636
Genre : Psychology
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Author : Trevor Noah
ISBN : 9783641206437
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.

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