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Action Research in the E-Learning Environment™ Online


Course Description:

Action research is a process of inquiry and reflection where educators use research techniques to systematically examine their personal instructional practice. In the e-learning environment, action research takes on a new dimension as educators integrate technology into traditional research methodologies. Discover online data collection techniques, interpret the data to affect change in the online classroom, and develop a research plan that integrates e-learning technology and supports teacher research.

Please note that, for an authentic  learning experience in this course, you will need to be a current classroom teacher and/or have access to students or a learning community where you can observe others, reflecting on and sharing your experiences.

Credit Hours: 3

Required Text: You and Your Action Research Project by J. McNiff, published by Routledge, 2016, 4th edition

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Course Project:

Graduate courses include a course project designed to strengthen your professional practice and extend your knowledge related to the specific content of the course. An example of an online course project is included for your review.



Course Alignment:

Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching Alignments

Domain One 1A and 1D
Domain Two 2B
Domain Three N/A
Domain Four 4A, 4E, and 4F

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