Action research is a vital component to educational inquiry. This set of sites gives some examples of tools available to action researchers.
Links to Action Research Papers
An extensive list of Web links to sites and research papers.
Action Research in Information and Learning Technologies
From the University of Colorado at Denver. The practitioners in education, social sciences, activism, and corporate learning all utilize action research, but they define it very differently. However, there seem to be commonalities, which are explored on this site. A long list of links to other action research sites is included.
Action Research International Online Journal
Refereed online journal of action research. The editorial board is global in makeup, showing the worldwide attention to action research.
Educational Action Research
Refereed international journal exploring the unity between educational research and practice.
Action Research Case Studies
This magazine site includes five action research case studies.
CPARN: Cornell Participatory Action Research Network
A knowledge gateway for practitioners and scholars of action research around the world. Founded in the spring of 1993, PARnet is the oldest action research website on the Internet. Its non-affiliated institutional status and mission to facilitate a comprehensive, community-managed knowledge base give PARnet a unique role in the ever-expanding assortment of action research sources on the Internet.
Action Research Defined – Richard Donato, University of Pittsburgh
This digest of information provides a definition, a framework, and an example for considering action research.