An Umbrella Named Action Research

Doosti Irani, Mehri. and Abdoli, Samereh. and Parvizi, Soroor. and Seyed Fatemi, Naimeh. and Amini, Massoud. (2012) An Umbrella Named Action Research. IJME/ Special issue for educational development and health promotion, 11 (9).


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Action research is a means for creating meaning and promoting understanding of complex social situations, and improving the quality of human interactions and performance in those situations. Action research is one of the words that can be heard now frequently in the educational cycle, but there are several definitions for it. Literature review shows that several writers have referred to this concept and have mentioned several categories of action research. They identify its models, types, approaches, typologies, and taxonomy or action research views. In general, action research is an umbrella that encompasses a range of research traditions and several established methodology. This paper deals with describing them.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: action research, methodology, research tradition
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions > Medical Education W.18
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2017 07:21
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2018 10:22

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