Action Research and School Counseling: Closing the Gap between Research and Practice
Rowell, Lonnie L., Professional School Counseling
Action research can be a valuable resource for strengthening the link between theory and practice in school counseling. Action research emphasizes practitioner action for change in conjunction with rigorous reflection on practice and careful gathering and analysis of data. This article presents background information on action research as well as the case for the relevance of action research to the situation that school counseling now faces as an emerging profession.
Action research is emerging as a potentially significant perspective within school counseling. From a colorful and at times controversial past, action research has evolved both as a method of inquiry and as a means to …
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Publication information: Article title: Action Research and School Counseling: Closing the Gap between Research and Practice. Contributors: Rowell, Lonnie L. - Author. Journal title: Professional School Counseling. Volume: 9. Issue: 5 Publication date: June 2006. Page number: 376+. © 2009 American School Counselor Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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