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    Action research: an approach to student work based learning

    Rowley, Jennifer (2003) Action research: an approach to student work based learning. Education and Training, 45 (3). pp. 13-138. ISSN 1017-5962

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    This article seeks to draw out some of the principles and concepts of action research in order to better inform student work based learning. After an introduction that explains the application of action research to work based learning, the article explores the essence of action research. The action research cycle and the notion of meta learning are introduced. A section on taking action research forward addresses pragmatic issues such as: journal keeping, managing role duality, and managing politics and ethics. Finally suggestions are offered for writing an action research dissertation or work based project report.

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