The Ontario Action Researcher

Action Research Electronic Reader
This site, run out of Southern Cross University contains a number of interesting articles related to the subject of Action Research including a history of action research, keeping a research diary, research in various countries, and a number of links.

Action Research International
Action Research International is a refereed on-line journal of action research. It has a distinguished international editorial panel, and is sponsored by the Southern Cross Institute of Action Research (SCIAR) within the Graduate College of Management at Southern Cross University, and by Southern Cross University Press

Action Research Network, Ireland
This site was created to provide a network of contacts for those involved in action research, action learning and organisational learning in Ireland

Action Research Resources – Southern Cross University
This site discusses and links to much of the action research that is flowing out of the Southern Cross University in Lismore, Australia.

Action Research Support
Run out of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education by Dr. Larry Bencze, this site is dedicated to helping action researchers in their pursuits. It includes both links and numerous citations.

APA standards
Find out how to cite web sources according to APA standards on this link.

Edited by Michael Brody, Department of Education for Montana State University – Bozeman, this is an on-line professional journal promoting a creative and critical dialogue between members of the action research community including; educators in formal and informal settings, community members, university faculty, industrialists, politicians and administrators.

Educating as Inquiry: A Teacher/Action Research Site
Developed by Dr. Judith M. Newman of Mount Saint Vincent University, this site features articles by teachers who have conducted action research on a number of topics and an on-line conference on the Reflective Practitioner dedicated to Donald Schon. There are also links to a number of related sites.

EmTech’s Action Research Page
EmTech or Emerging Technology Consulting provides a lengthy webpage of links to useful sites related to Action Research.

Jack Whitehead's Homepage
This action-research homepage from The University of Bath, England, is hot-linked to other home pages and contains an action research chat room. The site includes two action research modules, one for infant primary and one for secondary education. The modules contain practical information on carrying out action research, understanding its fundamentals, and connecting it to local and national government policies. A variety of action-research-related papers, including doctoral and master's level theses, are also available for down loading. There are emphases on aesthetic, spiritual and ethical values in education and on alternative forms of data collection and display including the use of video.

Martin Ryder’s Action Research Site
Martin Ryder from the University of Colorado at Denver dedicates this website to articles and links related to Action Research and Kurt Lewin.

Orbit magazine
Orbit magazine will introduce you to some of the best thinkers and researchers in education today and will help you develop your teaching skills and strategies. Leading Ontario educator, Harold Braithwaite, describes it as, "the best little education magazine in Canada." Orbit is published by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.

PARnet (Participatory Action Research Network)
This site touts itself as the premier knowledge gateway for practitioners and scholars of action research around the world. Founded in the Spring of 1993, PARnet is the oldest action research web site on the Internet. Its mission is to facilitate a comprehensive community managed knowledge base with an ever expanding assortment of action research sources on the web. While it is non-affiliated in status, it is currently being sponsored and monitored by the Cornell Participatory Action Research Network (CPARN).

Protecting your data
Backup and Security Issues for Qualitative Researchers
The loss of research data would be a major setback for any research project. The Ontario Action Researcher has received permission from Karen Schouest to publish this detailed set of suggestions for making certain that your data is stored safely. There will be worthwhile ideas here whether your research project is small or large. Work In Progress

Queen's University Action Research Homepage
This homepage from Kingston, Ontario, Canada is maintained by Dr. Tom Russell and contains a variety of action research reports and articles about action research. There is an emphasis on action research by teachers in their pre-service B.Ed. program. The homepage is hot-linked to a number of action research sites worldwide.

The Teacher Inquirer
An on-line magazine run by Charlie Naylor of BCTF Research, based in Vancouver, it describes itself as a place for B.C. teachers to share and read teacher research reports

Teacher Research, Action Research
Run jointly by Dr. Diane Painter from the Fairfax County Public School System (Virginia) and Dr. Leo Rigsby from the Graduate School of Education, George Mason University, this site discusses issues in Action Research and supplies numerous links.