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Teaching resources for action research

Action Research Cookbook

A few AR+ suggestions as you plan your class/course/program in action research/ART: Textbook The Cooking with Action Research volumes are popular with students. They find them accessible, affordable and with good pictures and stories 🙂. The first volume contains cases, the second volume has many short pieces explaining concepts for practice. The third is bilingual […]


Visiting Assistant Professor Position. Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation & Design Thinking, Tulane University

The Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane University is seeking qualified candidates for the Visiting Assistant Professor in Design Thinking for Social Impact (DTSI) for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are looking for candidates who have experience in the theory and practice of human-centered design, with a particular focus […]


Teachers Investigate Their Work: Action Research Across the Disciplines

I’d like to announce the publication of the 3rd edition of “Teachers Investigate Their Work An Introduction to Action Research across the Professions” Allan Feldman, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Herbert Altrichter, University of Linz, Austria Peter Posch, University of Klagenfurt, Austria and Bridget Somekh, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Teachers Investigate their Work […]


Action research and the vicious cycle between low status and low impact

Let me be blunt. I’m interested in power. I’m frustrated by the lack of power exercised by those of us involved in action research and related initiatives—systems thinking, transdisciplinarity, design science, team science, sustainability science, integrated assessment, to name just a few. I’m frustrated by our lack of power in setting research and funding agendas […]


AR wisdom for International Development/Large Scale Change. A review of Burns and Worsley

On this collaborative review forum we review new (and classic) action research materials. Cultivating the collaborative intent of action research means here that we invite comments on the reviews. We also invite you to review others of the multiplying resources in the field of action research. We hope this space is helpful for bringing awareness […]