Alliance for Catholic Education / Institute for Educational Initiatives
The materials described in this guide are intended for the use of teachers and students participating in the ACE / IEI programs. These resources are selected as "best bets" for your research and projects.
(online table of contents only) - "A fully refereed international journal concerned with exploring the dialogue between research and practice in educational settings. The considerable increase in interest in action research in recent years has been accompanied by the development of a number of different approaches: for example, to promote reflective practice; professional development; empowerment; understanding of tacit professional knowledge; curriculum development; individual, institutional and community change; and development of democratic management and administration."
ND does not subscribe to Educational Action Research, but you can view the table of contents online for free. If you are want to read an article, you can request a copy via interlibrary loan.
"A peer reviewed online journal published by the Center for Practitioner Research at National-Louis University. The journal serves as a forum for scholarly work pertaining to practitioner research. Readers and contributors include university, school, arts, and museum based practitioners. The journal features original practitioner research studies, theoretical articles pertaining to practitioner research, descriptions of practitioner research centers and book reviews."
IJAR is a refereed journal, appearing three times a year. The editors invite contributions from academic social sciences, giving special attention to action research and action research practice, to conceptual and theoretical articles pertaining to its focus and to discussions on the changing worlds of work and society.
Systemic Practice and Action Research (SPAR) is dedicated to critical systems thinking and its applications and building an understanding of the complexities of modern society. The journal examines the effects of technological advancement, including older technologies that continue to have profound effects on society today.
The Catholic Action Research Network (CARN) is an online forum for teachers and leaders in Catholic schools engaged in innovative action research projects. The ACE site also provides access to abstracts from action research projects presented at the annual Remick Leadership Conference.