Internet Resources for Action Research
Links to conference abstracts, listservs, and other resources supporting action research.
A list of action research resources created by the Center for Collaborative Action Research at Pepperdine University.
The Catholic Action Research Network (CARN) is an online forum for teachers and leaders in Catholic schools engaged in innovative action research projects. The site provides access to abstracts from action research projects presented at the annual Remick Leadership Conference.
Action Research Journals
i.e.: inquiry in education - "A peer reviewed online journal published by the Center for Practitioner Research at National-Louis University. The journal serves as a forum for scholarly work pertaining to practitioner research. Readers and contributors include university, school, arts, and museum based practitioners. The journal features original practitioner research studies, theoretical articles pertaining to practitioner research, descriptions of practitioner research centers and book reviews."
Educational Action Research (online table of contents only) - "A fully refereed international journal concerned with exploring the dialogue between research and practice in educational settings. The considerable increase in interest in action research in recent years has been accompanied by the development of a number of different approaches: for example, to promote reflective practice; professional development; empowerment; understanding of tacit professional knowledge; curriculum development; individual, institutional and community change; and development of democratic management and administration."
ND does not subscribe to this journal but you can view the table of contents online for free. If you are want to read an article, you can request a copy via interlibrary loan.
Action Research International - A refereed online journal of action research sponsored by the Southern Cross Institute of Action Research within the Graduate College of Management at Southern Cross University, and by Southern Cross University Press.
The International Journal of Action Research (IJAR) is a refereed journal, appearing three times a year. The editors invite contributions from academic social sciences, giving special attention to action research and action research practice, to conceptual and theoretical articles pertaining to its focus and to discussions on the changing worlds of work and society.