Action Research Sessions

posted Mar 26, 2010, 12:49 AM by Margaret Riel   [ updated Mar 26, 2010, 1:12 AM ]

Action Research SIG-AERA 2010-Denver, CO


Saturday May 1st


SESSION 1: Submission: Improving Teacher Practice Through Action Research

Time: Sat, May 1 - 12:25pm - 1:55pm Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 405

"It's Not What We're Here for": A Teacher Self-Study of Critical Mathematics, Andrew M. Brantlinger, University of Maryland  Descriptors: Action Research, Critical Theory, Mathematics Education

District-Wide Collaborative Action Research: Scaling Up Reflective Practice, Lonnie L. Rowell, University of San Descriptors: Action Research, Counseling, Collaboration

Inquiring Together: What Prospective Teachers and Teacher Educators Learned About Action Research–Practitioner Inquiry, Sharon B. Hayes, West Virginia University; Jason Jude Smith, West Virginia University; Reagan Curtis, West Virginia  Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Education - Pre-Service, Teacher Research in Learning Spaces


SESSION 2: Systems Change Through Action Research

Time: Sat, May 1 - 2:15pm - 3:45pm Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 703

Making a Difference Locally: Graduates Evaluate the Action Research Dissertation in an Innovative Ed.D. Program, Suzanne R. Painter, Arizona State University West; Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, Arizona State University; Ray R. Buss, Arizona State University West; David L. Carlson, Arizona State University; Nancy J. Perry, Arizona State University; Kathleen Puckett, Arizona State Descriptors: Action Research, Graduate Education, Leadership Development 

Expanding the Reflective Cycle in Action Research to Facilitate Transformative Professional Learning, Ron Tinsley, Richard Stockton College; Kimberly Lebak, Richard Stockton  Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Education - In-Service/Professional Development, Collaboration

Improving Practice and Knowledge Through Time and Space With Multiple Cultural Ecologies and Action Research, Jack Whitehead, Ningxia Teachers University, China / University of Bath   Descriptors: Action Research, Media, Autobiography/Life History 

The Reality and Hope of Action Research as Signature Pedagogy in the Educational Doctorate, Debby M. Zambo, Arizona State University; Kathleen Puckett, Arizona State University  Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Reform, Teacher as Researcher

Sunday May 2nd-


SESSION 3 : Conducting Action Research Across Diverse Contexts

 Time: Sun, May 2 - 12:25pm - 1:55pm Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 405

Teacher Learning Made Visible: A Social Constructivist Approach to Reflective Practice in Early-Childhood Education, Alice C.Y. Wong, OISE/University of Toronto   Descriptors: Teacher Education - In-Service/Professional Development, Collaboration, Early Childhood 

 Using a Phenomenological Participatory Action Research Approach to Excavate and Engage With Complex School Ecologies, Sharon M. Ravitch, University of Pennsylvania; John Baker, University of Pennsylvania; Peter Kuriloff, University of Pennsylvania; Shannon Andrus, University of Pennsylvania; Laura Colket, University of Pennsylvania; Roseann Liu, University of Pennsylvania; Tanya Maloney, University of Pennsylvania; Amanda Soto, Bryn Mawr College  Descriptors: Action Research, Democratic Practices, Research Methodology

Complicating Confinement and Creating Change: Participatory Action Research in a Women's Jail, Rachel Oppenheim, Teachers College, Columbia University   Descriptors: Action Research, Feminist Theory, Social Change  

Constructing a Community of Collaborative Inquiry With Educators in Hawaiian, Culture-Based Public Charter Schools, Paul D. Deering, University of Hawaii; Deborah Zuercher, University of Hawaii; Katherine A. Tibbetts, Kamehameha Schools; Wendy Kekahio, Kamehameha Schools; Deyon Nagato, Kamehameha   Descriptors: Action Research, Culturally Responsive Schooling, Indigenous Peoples


 Action Research Community Business Meeting      Refreshments served

Networking with the Action Research Community Activity  

Time: Sunday  6:15-8:15 Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 604   


Monday May 3rd

SESSION: Improving Professional Practice Through Action Research

 Time: Mon, May 3 - 8:15am - 9:45am Place: Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom 3

Writing and Math: The Impact of a Journal-Writing Intervention on Undergraduate Math Students, Mary G. Zeleny, University of Nebraska - Time: Mon, May 3 - 8:15am - 9:45am Place: Colorado Convention Center, Korbel Ballroom 3

Counting Counts, and Other Lessons Learned From Action Evaluation, Barbara B. Kawulich, University of West Georgia  In Session Submission: Improving Professional Practice Through Action Research Descriptors: Action Research, Academic Outcomes, Evaluation

Critical Action Research: Improving Instruction Through Students' Ecological Environments, Dana K. Manning, Independent Researcher; Sarah K. McMahan, Texas Woman's University   Descriptors: Teacher as Researcher, Instructional Practices, Engagement


SESSION: Using Action Research Method for Evaluation

Time: Mon, May 3 - 12:25pm - 1:55pm Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 109, 111, 113

Implementing Differentiated Instruction in a Professional Learning Community: An Action Research Study, Andrea M. Honigsfeld, Molloy College; Marilyn Johnson, North Bellmore Union Free School District; Mark Wiener, North Bellmore UFSD   

Action Research: A Tool for Facilitating Professional Development of Preservice Mathematics Teachers, Janice B. Fournillier, Georgia State University; Pier A. Junor Clarke, Georgia State University - Atlanta; Dhanfu Elston, Georgia State University  Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher as Researcher, Teacher Education - Pre-Service 

Promoting Teacher Learning Through Action Research, Salika A. Lawrence, William Paterson University; Carrie E. Hong, William Paterson University  Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Education - In-Service/Professional Development, Teacher as Researcher

Sustaining Adolescent Prosocial Commitment to Learning, Edward J. McPherson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University   Descriptors: Science Education, Minorities, Qualitative Research 

Using Web 2.0 to Improve My Practice as an Online Instructor, Art W. Bangert, Montana State University   Research Descriptors: Computers and Learning, Cooperative Learning, Instructional Technology


SESSION: Action Research and University–Public School Partnerships

Time: Mon, May 3 - 4:05pm - 5:35pm Place: Colorado Convention Center, Room 602

Examining the Long-Term Impact of Collaborative Action Research on Teacher Identity and Practice: The Perceptions of K-12 Teachers, Karen C. Goodnough, Memorial University - Newfoundland; Pamela Osmond, Nova Central School District; Darron Kelly, Memorial University   Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Knowledge (cultural/content/pedagogical), Professional Development  

Global Networked Learning: A New Form of Collaborative Action Research, Martha S. Wiske, Harvard University; Anna Mirny, WIDE World/Harvard University; Jae-Eun Joo, Harvard University; Sandra Nissen, A.B. Paterson College; Debbie Daniels, Kentucky Department of Education; Abu Bakar Farid, Ngee Ann Secondary School, Singapore; Rana Madani, Jordan Education Institute, Jordan; Gregory Cunningham, Barker College, Australia; Fiona Gordon, Huntingtower School, Australia  Descriptors: Action Research, Professional Development, Collaboration

Action Research: A School Psychology Student in a Professional Development School, Katherine H. Voegtle, College of Saint Rose; Marguerite G. Lodico, College of Saint Rose; *Michelle Lee, Pine Hills Elementary School; Moira DeSanta, The College of St. Rose   Descriptors: Action Research, Collaboration, Graduate Education

Practitioner Inquiry and Large-Scale Educational Reform: Cultivating a Data-Rich School Culture, Mary Beth Hines, Indiana University; Jennifer M. Conner, Indiana University - Columbus; James Morrison, Indiana University; Daehyeon Nam, Indiana University; Rani Park, Indiana University   Descriptors: Action Research, Professional Development, Classroom Research