Postmodernist Approach To Action Research Essay

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Action research is about immersion and willing to critique yourself and change what you thought and did. Action research is about feeling exposed and vulnerable but it helps others to share and learn in a similar way to you. Action research is changing and gives values to opinions and experiences of others. Perspective becomes the whole and challenges you to listen learn and act differently. Action research is about immersion and willing to critique yourself and change what you thought and did. Action research is about feeling exposed and vulnerable but it helps others to share and learn in a similar way to you. Action research is changing and gives values to opinions and experiences of others. Perspective becomes the whole and challenges you …show more content…
Comprehending which direction you will take as a researcher is important to peruse such as am I a action research or postmodern researcher?
Postmodernist approach to action research actually encourages you to include your doubts and struggles into your work. It is not necessary to be objective and dispassionate as a researcher and gives freedom to your own thinking and writing and enables you to be more experimental with your work. Being a postmodern researcher opens up to the possibility of incoherent and disconnected data and can become like a ball of string being tossed around a room and watching it unravel and tangle (MacNuaghton et al 2010, p.296, 298). I subscribe to this approach.
Critical inquirers do not accept the world at face value but continue to question and deconstruct and investigate the origins and effects of decisions. Technicians follow set models and patterns and methods and focus on putting into practice what others have mandated. It also minimises engagement in critical inquiry (MacNaughton et al 2010,

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