Action research for educational reform : remodelling action research theories and practices in local contexts

@inproceedings{Somekha2009ActionRF,
  title={Action research for educational reform : remodelling action research theories and practices in local contexts},
  author={Bridget Somekha and Ken Zeichnerb},
  year={2009}
}
  • Bridget Somekha, Ken Zeichnerb
  • Published 2009
This paper explores how action research theories and practices are remodelled in local contexts and used to support educational reform. From an analysis of 46 publications from the period 2000–2008, five ‘variations’ in the globalized theory and practice of action research are identified: action research in times of political upheaval and transition; action research as a state-sponsored means of reforming schooling; co-option of action research by Western governments and school systems to… CONTINUE READING

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