Learning Objectives

11-1 Describe the characteristics of action research and participatory action research.

11-2 Identify the different types of action research.

11-3 Formulate the various criticisms of action research.

11-4 Outline and describe the action research cycle.

11-5 Assess the unique ethical considerations of action research.

11-6 Summarize the ways in which a website or blog might be used in the context of an action research study or a participatory action research study.