This site provides links to resources that focus on action research and action learning for community and organizational change.http://www.accessexcellence.org/LC/TL/AR/
This site provides a step-by-step approach to getting started on a teacher facilitated research project. It also provides examples of the teacher research process and offers links to further resources.http://cjar.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar (Canadian Journal of Action Research)
The Canadian Journal of Action Research describes itself as “a freely accessible, full-text, peer-reviewed electronic journal intended for elementary, secondary, and university teachers who are concerned with exploring the unity between educational research and practice.”https://www.sensepublishers.com/media/997-taking-action-in-science-classrooms-through-collaborative-action-research.pdf
This is a link to a book called “Taking action in science through collaborative action research: A guide for educators.”http://www.web.ca/robrien/papers/arfinal.html
This site provides an overview of the methodological approach to action research.
O'Brien, R. (2001). Um exame da abordagem metodológica da pesquisa ação [An Overview of the Methodological Approach of Action Research]. In Roberto Richardson (Ed.), Teoria e Prática da Pesquisa Ação [Theory and Practice of Action Research]. João Pessoa, Brazil: Universidade Federal da Paraíba.
(English version) Available: http://www.web.ca/~robrien/papers/arfinal.htmlhttp://www.iisd.org/casl/caslguide/par.htm
This website provides information on the purpose of PAR and its underlying principles. It also provides details about using an eco-system based approach to PAR and information on PAR methodologies.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-SAJPF5xiA
A youtube video about PAR and how it can be used, and why it is used.http://www.soundout.org/PAR.html
SoundOut describes itself as an expert assistance program focused on promoting Student Voice and Meaningful Student Involvement throughout education. This website focuses on youth action research. It provides articles on youth PAR and links to a toolkit and curriculum ideas for promoting PAR. There is also links to professional development and Soundout publications.http://www.infed.org/research/b-actres.htm
This article explores the development of some different traditions of action research and provides an introductory guide to the literature. It also provides a reading list for those new to action research.
Bradbury, H., & Reason, P. (Eds.). (2007). The SAGE handbook of action research: Participative inquiry and practice. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Limited.
Burnaford, G. E., Fischer, J., & Hobson, D. (Eds.). (2000). Teachers doing research: The power of action through inquiry. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Cammarota, J., & Fine, M. (2008). Revolutionizing education: Youth participatory action research. New York, NY: Routledge.
Goodnough, K. (2011). Taking action in science classrooms through collaborative action research: A guide for educators. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Kapoor, D., & Jordan, S. (2009). Education, participatory action research, and social change: International perspectives. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
McKernan, J. (1996). Curriculum action research. A handbook of methods and resources for the reflective practitioner. London, UK: Kogan Page Limited.
McNiff, J. (2009). You and your action research project. New York, NY, Routledge.
McNiff, J. (2002). Action research: Principles and practice. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer.
Mills, G. E. (2000). Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Stringer, E. T. (2007). Action research. New York, NY: Sage Publications.
Whitehead, J., & McNiff, J. (2011). All you need to know about action research. New York, NY: Sage Publications Limited.
Yendol-Hoppey, D., & Dana, N. F. (Eds.). (2008). The reflective educator's guide to classroom research: Learning to teach and teaching to learn through practitioner inquiry. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.