What do Action Research Leadership and Population Education have in common? Tune in to find out! In this episode, Adam and Joe have a conversation with Dr. Linnea Rademaker, a professor at Abilene Christian University in the Department of Educational Leadership. She is the chair of the America Educational Research Association (AREA) Special Interest Group on action research, as well as the host of two podcasts- DOC 101 and Action Research: Global Conversations.
Words of wisdom- knowledge creation is done collaboratively- is the essence of this episode. Our hosts, Adam and Joe, discuss Linnea’s chapter- Action Research and Popular Education: Implication for Twenty-first Century Leadership and Research Practices and explore facets of Action Research. They discuss questions such as: Do you see popular education and action research as a foundation for leadership? (2:43) Do you think that popular education is a grassroots effort to solve a problem (10:20)? Do you agree that collaborative efforts are going to lead us to sustainable change? (13:12) Tune-in to listen!
Our conversation does not end here. In a special “crossover event, part 2 of this podcast is hosted on Linnea’s podcast: --Action Research: Global Conversations--https://anchor.fm/linnea-rademaker. Hit this link to continue listening to this important conversation on action research.
Rademaker, L. L. (2019). Action Research and Popular Education: Implications for Twenty-First Century Leadership and Research Practices. In C. A. Mertler (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education (pp. 343–369). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119399490.ch16
Baldwin, J. (n.d.). The blind men and the elephant. Retrieved February 08, 2021, from https://americanliterature.com/author/james-baldwin/short-story/the-blind-men-and-the-elephant
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