Definition of action research in English:

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action research


[mass noun]
Studies carried out in the course of an activity or occupation, typically in the field of education, to improve the methods and approach of those involved.
Example sentences
  • Jarvis introduces several approaches that serve the applied scientist well-case study, action research, collaborative arrangements, and the use of documents and surveys.
  • Why aren't we letting the NBCTs who have engaged in self-study through action research be more actively involved in facilitating and coordinating their district's professional development efforts?
  • The research approach used was action research, adapted for the specific context of business and information technology research.

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