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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM312: Action Research

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Baumfield, V Hall, E & Wall, K (2008) Action Research in the classroom London, SAGE

Burton, D & Bartlett, S (2005) Practitioner research for teachers London,  Paul Chapman

Carr, W. & Kemmis, S (1986) Becoming Critical, London, Falmer Press

Illeris, K. (ed) (2009) Contemporary Theories of Learning, Oxford, Routledge

Johnson, A. P. (2007) A short guide to action research (3rd edition), BostonMA, Allyn and Bacon

MacIntyre, C. (2002) The Art of the Action Research in the Classroom, London: David Fulton.

McNiff, J. (1988) Action Research: principles and practices, Basingstoke, Macmillan Education

McNiff, J., Whitehead, J. & Lomax, P. (2003) You and Your Action Research Project, London, Routledge

Redman, P. (2001) Good Essay Writing: A Social Sciences Guide (2nd Edition), London, Sage

Wilson, E. (2009) School-based Research: A Guide for Education Students. London, Sage