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ASH EDU 671 Week 5 Assignment Sample
Action Research Report Evaluation NEW
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The purpose of this assignment is for you to
review a FINISHED action research report
showing the entire planning process and
allowing you to put together visibly, what a
finished action research proposal consists of
including the planning stage you are
responsible for in this course as well as the
results portion of the report for which you
will be responsible for in EDU675 (MAED
students). Having this exposure to a finished
report should help you make connections
with what you’ve been planning as well as
what you will be actually implementing
through your proposed
intervention/innovation once you begin
According to Mills (2014), “To evaluate a
research study competently, you must have
knowledge of each component of the research
process” (p. 215). For this assignment, you
will consider all that you have learned and
practiced up to this point in our course and
apply criteria for evaluating action research
to the following: Sample Action Research
Report 1: Effect of Technology in Enthusiasm
for Learning Science. Finally, you will include
a self-reflection. Note that it is acceptable to
write in the first-person voice in the
The assignment needs to include the following
areas of content.
• Area of Focus (1 point): Describe the area
of focus and whether it involves teaching and
learning. Include support from the literature
• Research Questions (0.5 points): List the
research questions and discuss whether the
researcher states questions that were
answerable given the researcher’s expertise,
time, and resources.
• Locus of Control (1 point): Discuss the
locus of control and whether the area of focus
was within the researcher’s locus of control.
• Data Collection (1 point): Describe the data
collection techniques and whether the
researcher used appropriate data collection
techniques to answer the study’s research
questions (e.g., qualitative and/or
quantitative). Include support from the
literature in your description.
• Ethics (1 point): Describe the ethical
challenges the researcher faced and how they
• Reflective Stance (1.5 point): Explain the
ways the action research effort contributed to
the researcher’s reflective stance on the ways
teaching and learning are viewed.
• Action (0.5 points): Describe the actions
that resulted from the study.
• Action-Data Connection (1.5 points):
Describe how the proposed action connects to
the study’s data analysis and interpretation.
• Reflection - Learning (0.5 points): Describe
what you learned from this study and the
process of evaluating it, considering what
insight this researcher gave you indirectly
regarding the process of action research.
• Reflection – Application (0.5 points):
Describe what you have taken away from this
experience for use in your Final Project in this
The assignment needs to adhere to the
following areas for written communication.
• Page Requirement (0.25 points): The
assignment must be three to five pages, not
including title and references pages.
• APA Formatting (0.25 points): Use APA
formatting consistently throughout.
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