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Action research is a three-step spiral process of (1) planning which involves
reconnaissance; (2) taking actions; and (3) fact-finding about the results of the action.
Kurt Lewin (1947)
Action research is the process by which practitioners attempt to study their problems
scientifically in order to guide, correct, and evaluate their decisions and actions. Stephen
Corey (1953)
Action research in education is study conducted by colleagues in a school setting of the
results of their activities to improve instruction.   Carl Glickman (1992)
Action research is a fancy way of saying let’s study what’s happening at our school and
decide how to make it a better place.   Emily Calhoun (1994)
Action research is a frame of mind more than a specific research methodology. It is a
democratic, problem-solving approach researchers take towards their own activities and
the areas of concern others bring to them. Jim Parsons. (2002)
Action research is a process for encouraging positive change. Bogdan & Biklen (1992)
Action research is a form of disciplined inquiry that impacts directly on a teacher's
practice and empowers them to renew their classrooms and promote instructional
improvement. Glanz, (1991)
Action research is a form of self-reflective inquiry.   Kemmis, (1983)
Action research is the systematic study of attempts to improve educational practice by
groups of participants by means of their own practical actions and by means of their own
reflection upon the effects of those actions. Ebbutt, (1985)Action research is a disciplined process of inquiry conducted by and for those taking the
action. The primary reason for action research is to assist the "actor" in improving
and/or refining his or her actions. Sagor, (2000)
WHAT IS ACTION RESEARCH?
Action research can be undertaken in many different contexts, from public sector to
business sector, from organization to community and from a variety of fields of endeavor

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