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Action Research to Improve School Practices


reviewed by Max R. Goodson 1953

coverTitle: Action Research to Improve School Practices
Author(s): Stephen M. Corey
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It would seem that a mark of the thoughtful leader in education today is his effort to renew an organic relationship between "things educational" that should never have been separated. In the school curriculum an effort has been going forward steadily to rejoin subjects, and to unify pupil experiences and school activities, so as to give the learner a more effective developmental experience. That is just one example. Corey has made a contribution to the movement toward education unifying in his thoughtful analysis of research as an approach to the improving of school practices. As the title indicates, the author uses the concept of action research. Action refers to what is given and goes on in the reality of an educational situation; research carries the connotation of problem-defining, hypothesizing, gathering evidence through registering the consequences of hypothesis-determined action, and considering carefully the grounds of a warrantable generalization. The thesis goes beyond a... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 3, 1953, p. 165-165
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4838, Date Accessed: 4/21/2018 1:34:33 PM

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