Postmodernist Approach To Action Research Essay
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,