action research

action research
ˈaction research 7 [action research] noun uncountable
studies done to improve the working methods of people who do a particular job or activity, especially in education

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  • Action-Research —   Handlungsforschung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Action research — Die in den Sozialwissenschaften gebräuchlichen Begriffe Handlungs , Aktions , und Tatforschung sind synonyme Übersetzungen des von Kurt Lewin geprägten Begriffs action research[1][2]. Er wollte als Kritik an einer rein experimentellen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • action research —    Disciplined inquiry based research conducted by educational practitioners that follows a process of examining practices, implementing interventions, and evaluating results, leading to an improvement cycle benefiting students and practitioners …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • action research — A type of research in which the researcher is also a change agent, often used in local communities or by consultants working in companies, as part of the change process itself. The research subjects are invited to participate at various stages of …   Dictionary of sociology

  • action-research — noun : the use of techniques of social and psychological research to identify social problems in a group or community coupled with active participation of the investigators in group efforts to solve these problems …   Useful english dictionary

  • Action-Research — Ac|tion Re|search, auch Ac|tion|re|search [...risətʃ] das; [s], s: sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsprogramm mit dem Ziel, eine Änderung der bestehenden sozialen Verhältnisse herbeizuführen (Soziol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Participatory action research — Action Research or Participatory action research has emerged in recent years as a significant methodology for intervention, development and change within communities and groups. It is now promoted and implemented by many international development …   Wikipedia