The top 20 glossary terms most relevant to action research
The ARC/SIA Glossary is a compilation of the top 20 glossary terms most relevant to action research. The glossary terms were adapted from the following four glossaries:
1. A Short Guide To Action Research
This is a more comprehensive glossary, which presents the main basic terms needed in order to understand research.
2. Action Research Electronic Reader Glossary
The focus of this glossary is to present terms related to qualitative inquiry as a whole.
3. Sage Publications Website Glossary
This glossary also presents terms relevant to research. It is more concise and has a good variety of terms related to research design and tools.
4. Engagement Glossary
This is a glossary of terms and definitions related to “engagement” and describes the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.