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Book: Key Methods in Second Language Acquisition Research

Chapter: 3. Action Research Framework

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.26149


In this chapter the main components of the Action Research approach to second language research and the considerations and steps involved in implementing an Action Research will be presented and analysed. Advantages and threats in using this framework will be explored. An exemplary study will be presented to show and to describe to readers how Action Research is conducted and how findings are presented. Sources for further reading will be provided.

Chapter Contributors

  • Alessandro G. Benati ( - book-auth-276) 'University of Greenwich'