Concept Paper and Proposals. quantitative and qualitative research (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Qualitative studies are usually conducted at the research site. The researcher has personal contact with the participants through in-depth interviewing and prolonged observing. Qualitative studies are personal in nature and are not centered on variables or measures.
Action research: enhancing classroom practices, Page1 Action research: enhancing classroom practice and fulfilling educational responsibilities Mark R. Young Winona State University Eve Rapp Winona State University James W. Murphy Winona State University Abstract Action Research is an applied scholarly paradigm resulting in action for continuous improvement in our teaching and learning.