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Doing Action Research in Eglish Langauage Teaching
A Guide for Practitioners
Anne Burns, Routledge, 2010 Pdf
- What is action research? 1
- Plan – planning the action 22
- Act – putting the plan into action 54
- Observe – observing the results of the plan 103
- Reflect – reflecting and planning for futher action 141
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In recent years, action research (AR) has become increasingly popular in second langauge teaching circles. Language teachers in many countries have heard abot AR, either through formal course of study, or in-service teaher education, and are interested in knowing more about it. I have worked with teachers all over the world, who are committed to their own professional development and attracted to the idea of doing AR in their classrooms. Many of these teachers have asked me challenging in insightful questions about the areas covered in this book. They have also told me they were looking for reader-friendly guidance to get themselves going along the AR pathway.
So, I have written this introduction to AR for all ….
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