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Table Of Content

PREFACE

Acknowledgments

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
PHASE I—TASK DEFINITION
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS ACTION RESEARCH?

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Research in the Age of Accountability

Taking Action: Using the CAPES Framework

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Introducing the Research Log

Activities and Additional Resources

PHASE II—GOAL SETTING AND PLANNING
CHAPTER 2: IDENTIFYING A RESEARCH TOPIC

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Choosing a Research Topic

Taking Action: Developing the Research Topic

Developing a Plan or a Product: Completing a Topic Proposal Form

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Developing a Topic

Activities and Additional Resources

CHAPTER 3: CREATING A REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Sources of Information

Taking Action: Locating and Synthesizing Information

Developing a Plan or a Product: Writing the Synthesis of Literature

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Annotated Bibliography Entries

Activities and Additional Resources

CHAPTER 4: CREATING A RESEARCH PLAN

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Examining Characteristics and Components of Research Methods

Taking Action: Developing a Preliminary Research Plan

Developing a Plan or a Product: Initiating the Research Plan Proposal Form

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Research Plan (Pre-implementation)

Activities and Additional Resources

CHAPTER 5: METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Choosing Data Collection Methods

Validity and Reliability

Sources of Data

Taking Action: Selecting Data Collection Methods

Developing a Plan or a Product: Revising the Research Plan Proposal Form and Creating a Timeline

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Revising the Research Plan and Timeline

Activities and Additional Resources

PHASE III—ENACTING
CHAPTER 6: ANALYZING THE DATA

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Analyzing Your Data

Taking Action: Selecting the Method of Data Analysis

Developing a Plan or a Product: Completing the Research Plan Proposal Form and Timeline

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Final Research Plan and Timeline

Activities and Additional Resources

PHASE IV—ADAPTATION
CHAPTER 7: REFLECTING ON RESULTS AND PLANNING FOR ACTION

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Reflecting on the Results of Action Research

Taking Action: Creating a Plan for Action

Developing a Plan or a Product: Completing a Plan of Action

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Reflecting on Results

Activities and Additional Resources

CHAPTER 8: THE ACTION RESEARCH REPORT: SHARING RESULTS

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Determining the Audience, Format, and Outlet

Taking Action: Crafting the Abstract and Policy Implication Statements

Developing a Product: Creating the Action Research Report Outline, Presentation, and Summary

Evaluating Against the Standards: Are You Ready to Move On?

Moving Forward: Potential Challenges

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Action Research Summary

Activities and Additional Resources

CHAPTER 9: LEADING A COLLABORATIVE ACTION RESEARCH TEAM

Guiding Questions

Chapter Aims and Goals

Setting the Context: Organizing for Collaborative Action Research

Taking Action: Collaborative Action Research

Developing the Product: Forming the Collaborative Action Research Team

Summary

Key Terms

Case in Point: Developing a Collaborative Action Research Study

Activities and Additional Resources

APPENDIX A: EXAMPLES OF ACTION RESEARCH REPORTS

Examining the Impact of Readers’ Theater on Struggling Readers’ Fluency Levels

Using an Investigation Model in Ninth-Grade Science Class: Impact on Lower-Level Readers

APPENDIX B: POTENTIAL PUBLICATION OUTLETS FOR ACTION RESEARCH
GLOSSARY