The Action Research Cycle

There are four basic steps in the action research cycle: Plan, Act, Observe/Collect, and Reflect/Review.


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The Action Research Cycle

Action Research is a form of inquiry conducted by anyone who wishes to inform and improve:
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A Continuous Action Research Cycle


  • Their practice;
  • Their understanding and decision-making in their practice; and/or
  • The effect of their practice on the research.


These steps are repeated in sequence as work progresses, creating an upward spiral of improving practice.




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