Category Archives: Action learning

Change at hand: Web 2.0 for Development

This special issue has been co-published by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation EU-ACP (CTA).  There are dozens of emerging interactive web services and applications, sometimes referred to as … Continue reading

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Experiencias y Metodología de la Investigación Participativa

Read El potencial de la investigación participativa apunta a la producción de conocimiento, articulando de manera crítica los aportes de la ciencia y del saber popular, con el fin de reorientarlos hacia la acción transformadora de la realidad. A través … Continue reading

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Participatory Action and Learning – A Field Worker’s Guidebook

Read The Guidebook introduces Participatory Action and Learning (PAL) as a way of addressing a number of these issues by providing an approach for both Forest User Group (FUG) members and forestry field staff to learn together from the process. … Continue reading

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Action Research and Communicative Action – Changing Teaching Practices and the Organization of Educational Work

Read This paper aims to make a small contribution to the development of some theorising around action research and education, examining a series of topics – Understanding education in a time of change; Studying practice; Action research and the study … Continue reading

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Living at the Border – between multiculturality, complexity and action research

Read The author looks into the phases of her personal experience in order to present the difficulties as well as the richness of ‘living at the border’ and of building bridges between different worlds. The prevailing Anglo-Saxon culture, above all … Continue reading

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Action Research Meets Critical Pedagogy – Theory, Practice, and Reflection

Read This article describes and critically examines the collaborative research process between an urban university’s research center and its community partners. The authors link the theoretical framework of collaborative research, participatory action research, and critical pedagogy to their personal experiences … Continue reading

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A failure of imagination

A failure of imagination   It’s a failure of imagination. No one has been able to come up with a decent idea to deal with the problem. And it’s also an indication of why the U.S. is behind in Science … Continue reading

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