How can I find articles on action research versus traditional research?
Last Updated: Aug 29, 2023     Views: 195

This is a great question! You can start to look for information on the various types of research using the main search box on the library's homepage. Enter the following searches separately:

"action research"

"traditional research"

Keep in mind this will typically result in many articles. You can use the limiters on the left to help narrow the results.

You can try similar searches in both EBSCOhost and ProQuest.

Tip: As you type action research in the search box, suggested topics will be listed in a drop-down menu from the search box. You can scroll down and select one to see those results.

Additionally, you can read about qualitative design/research methods in Gale eBooks. Here are a few overview articles about the topic. You'll need to log into the library to access the links.

Methods, Qualitative. (2008). In W. A. Darity, Jr. (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 5, pp. 110-112). Macmillan Reference USA.

Morse, J. M. (2005). Qualitative Research. In C. Mitcham (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (Vol. 3, pp. 1557-1559). Macmillan Reference USA.

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