Practitioner Research
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Languages
Department: English Language Studies
Course Number: NELT 0516
Course Format: Seminar
Location: Online
Permission Required: No
Description:
This course explores the potential of Action Research as a methodolgy for the development of grounded theory regarding teaching and learning. It lays out a foundation for situated practitioner research and positions Action Research as a viable approach to resolving the conundrums of educational practice. During the course participants identify a crux in their teaching and explore alternatives to their current situation. Issues of validity, reliability and generality will be explored. Finally, participants will develop an awareness of the rhetorical features of the academic genre used in reporting research findings.
Course Open to: Degree Students