English Language Teachers studying for Masters or Diplomas
ARTICLES AND WORKSHEETS
Why do Action Research?
An excellent introductory article to Action Research by Richard Watson
Todd with a MUST READ bibliography that manages to include all the seminal
Methodology and Action Research - The first
unit in the Methodology module by Steve Mann from the Aston University
Masters in TESOL / TESP.
Action Learning & Research
A brief introduction to action learning and research based upon my experience
over the last decade.
A series of questions that spring from the History
of EFL text and which can start you on some serious reflection on
your teaching practice and beliefs. I've used these successfully to launch
teaching discussions that have kick started a number of Action Learning
& Research projects.
Action Research and evaluation online. A fascinating 14-week online programme
that is free and well worth the time you need to invest.
Educational Action Research
This is an excellent "fully-refereed international journal concerned
with exploring the unity between educational research and practice".
Some really fascinating articles on recent action research projects from
around the world.
A straight forward, easily accessible paper by Steve Mann that discusses
how you can get started on a process of action research.
(This page will be going through
a major overhaul in the next six months - date to watch for is February