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Question 1.
A systematic inquiry conducted by teacher researchers, principals, school counselors, or other stakeholders in the teaching/learning environment is known as


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Question 2.
Which of the following is NOT one of the purposes of action research?


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Question 3.

A principal was concerned with the extremely high absenteeism rates of her teachers. She decided to collect information from the teachers themselves, and interviewed more than one-half of all the teachers in the school and carefully transcribed the interviews. She analyzed this data and came to the conclusion that level of absenteeism was a manifestation of an eroding confidence in the effectiveness of the school. She developed a plan of action to begin working on this concern. This is an example of

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Question 4.

Mr. Reese is aware that teachers in his school are concerned about the lack of discipline, and he speaks to several key members of the faculty to get their take on a solution to the problem. He decides to focus on one of the suggestions and develops an action plan to help reduce this problem. Which of the following guidelines of action research did Mr. Reese fail to follow when dealing with this problem?

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Question 5.
An action research study characterized by a focus on social responsibility and liberating participants from oppressive debilitating conditions is known as


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Question 6.
An action research study characterized by the individual teacher's decision-making authority, commitments to continued professional development, and systematic reflection on their practice is known as


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Question 7.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three levels at which action research can be undertaken?


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Question 8.
Which of the following is a major characteristic of action research?


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Question 9.
Which of the following represents the criteria against which action research techniques are judged?


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Question 10.
Which of the following BEST describes reconnaissance data collection?


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Question 11.
Reconnaissance involves which of the following?


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Question 12.
One of the important, if not the most important, step in the action research process is to


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