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Craig Mertler’s proven text, Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators, introduces both novice and experienced practicing educators to the process of conducting classroom-based action research.  Practical and comprehensive, the book focuses on research methods and procedures that educators can use in their everyday instructional practices, classroom activities, and school procedures.  Mertler’s book also focuses on the systematic use of student data to improve educators’ instructional effectiveness.  Mertler provides insightful coverage of the knowledge and skills needed to design research studies, conduct research, and communicate findings to relevant stakeholders and other interested parties.


We gratefully acknowledge Dr. Craig A. Mertler for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to David Powell of Gettysburg College and Dr. Dawn Behan of Mount Mercy University for developing the ancillaries on this site.