Describing the Context of Action Research


In this tutorial you will focus on the context of the research question that you developed in the last tutorial.
As always, there will be there parts, the video overview the activities and the resources to help you do the activities.

T4: Video






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You will be contextualizing your action research problem in two ways...one in the local setting and one in the research setting.
The first will help you explore the dimensions of the context in which you will be working and the second will be to explore
ideas from others who have tried different solutions to similar problems or proposed theories that might help you think about
the issues.

  1. Rich Description of the Social Context
  2. Review of Relevant Research Literature

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T4: Resources

There are two sets of resources, one for each of the activities
  • 1) Resources for Writing a Rich Description of the Problem/Activity Context
  • 2) Resources for Reviewing the Literature around your Action Research Topic/Question




Continue to T4: Activities of T4: Resources
Move forward to Tutorial 5: Plan for Action

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