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(2012) Action research methods, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.

Quantitative methods in action research

Joan Flynn Fee

pp. 157-174

As adults, our lives are filled with interesting problems to solve. Some are small—what to serve at a dinner party or what present to give a daughter on her fifth birthday. Others are larger and require more systematic investigation—what car to purchase with limited funds or where to live when moving to a new region. Some of our most perplexing problems face us at work—how to improve the morale of a work group or how to rev up eighth graders' excitement about algebra. All of these problems have something in common; at the end of reflection, investigation, and decision making, we take action.

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DOI: 10.1057/9781137046635_8

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Flynn Fee, J. (2012)., Quantitative methods in action research, in S. R. Klein (ed.), Action research methods, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 157-174.

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