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Song, Liyan – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2018
The paper reports an action research study that investigated pre-service teachers' beliefs about service-learning in a Makerspace lab at an elementary school. As part of the service-learning project requirement in an Educational Technology course, the pre-service teachers were asked to work in an elementary school to provide service to the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Technology Integration, Service Learning
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Briscoe, Patricia – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2017
This action research reports on a three-year collaborative learning process among three teachers. We used current literature and a critical reflection framework to understand why our teaching approaches were not resulting in increased student learning. This allowed us to examine our previously unrecognized and uninterrupted--and often,…
Descriptors: Reflection, Action Research, Inquiry, Models
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Parsons, Jesse – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2017
When I first visited the Principles of Learning (Pol) course wiki, I sensed the breadth and depth of the existing posts. The proceeding page has been intentionally left blank. It represents the feeling of dilemma when creating my first, new post. This paper will report on my contributions to the Principles of Learning (PoL) course wiki as a form…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Masters Programs, Reflection
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Gardner, Morgan; McCann, Ann; Young, Elizabeth; Young, Allie; Brown, Linda; Myles, Carol – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2017
This paper explores how a youth-adult team's partnership shaped their participatory action research (PAR) on youth engagement in educational change. Findings revealed that their experiences of partnership shaped their research by: 1) enhancing their relations with participants; 2) improving their capacity to navigate research complexities; 3)…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Teamwork, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Gardner, Morgan; Brown, Linda; Young, Elizabeth; Young, Allie; McCann, Ann; Myles, Carol – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2016
Participatory action research (PAR) lacks concerted attention to what makes youth-adult teams feel like genuine partners. This paper explores our youth-adult PAR team's experience of what made us feel like partners during our five-year study of youth voice in educational change. Our findings reveal that we felt like research partners when our…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Educational Change, Social Change
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D'addato, Teresa; Miller, Libbi R. – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2016
The objective of this action research project was to better understand the impact of flipped learning on fourth grade math students in a socioeconomically disadvantaged setting. A flipped instructional model was implemented with the group of students enrolled in the researcher's class. Data was collected in the form of classroom observations,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Technology Uses in Education
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Doqaruni, Vahid Rahmani – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2015
This study reports on an action research on increasing the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students' confidence in speaking. Participants involved in this study were 16 male university students who had an upper-intermediate level of English. Extra speaking activities were incorporated into the classroom for 8 successive weeks. Insights into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Oh Neill, Sam – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
I have worked with students at-risk for the greater majority of my career. The term has a number of meanings. Officially, it means they are at-risk of failing, but often the risks are much greater. At one extreme they are at-risk of losing their lives to substance abuse or suicide. Less drastically they are at-risk of making their way through the…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence, Student Needs, Student Development
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Taylor, Maurice; Taschereau, Suzanne – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
This pan Canadian participatory action research project involved faculty and managers in twelve Canadian colleges and institutes, nine employers, and 1300 students and workers in examining exemplary practice in essential skills as a way of catalyzing system change. Multiple sources of data were used in the three year project and key findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Colleges, College Students
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Bergman, Lotta – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2014
This article deals with an action research project in which a group of academics from different disciplines reflect on and gradually extend their knowledge on how to support students' academic literacy development. The aim of this research is to understand how the collaborative work becomes a resource in challenging participants' initial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Literacy, College Students
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Chien, Chiu-Kuei Chang; Yu, Kuo-Jen; Lin, Lung-Chi – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2013
Action research allows teachers to evaluate and gain insight into their own practices in their teaching contexts through reflection, and inquire into ways to improve their practices and student learning outcomes. This study is a reflective self-inquiry in which the research team engages in a deliberate and retrospective analysis of the principal…
Descriptors: Nonmajors, Educational Practices, Reflection, Inquiry
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Kitchen, Julian; Raynor, Marg – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2013
This action research report focuses on a new elective course entitled "Indigenizing Education: Education for/about Aboriginal Peoples" that was developed and taught by two teacher educators--one Euro-Canadian and the other Metis. The purpose of the course was to increase understanding of Indigenous peoples and of the impact of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Action Research, Indigenous Populations, American Indians
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Cobb, Cam – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2012
In this paper, the author reflects on a personal experience he had while attempting to establish a Ramadan Music Accommodation to support four Muslim students who hoped to be exempted from their music lessons during the month preceding Eid-al-Fitr. While this paper outlines a context--and degree--of cultural responsiveness, it also details some of…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Muslims, Cultural Awareness