Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Action Research and Action Learning

Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Action Research and Action Learning

Tome Awshar Mapotse (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Release Date: July, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 339
ISBN13: 9781522526421|ISBN10: 1522526420|EISBN13: 9781522526438|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2642-1


The complexity of 21st century lifestyle makes collaborative research and learning essential for all of the population, both in well-resourced and socio-economically challenged regions.

Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Action Research and Action Learning is an advanced reference source including the latest scholarly research on the examination of the development of a community practice of research in order to improve problem solving in various fields. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as social justice, organizational development, and global economy, this publication is ideally designed for academics, researchers, scholars, and managers seeking current research on the promotion of collaborative research and learning.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Engagement
  • Education
  • Global Economy
  • Health
  • Organizational Development
  • Social Justice
  • Soft Systems Methodology
  • Sustainability
  • Welfare

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Tomé Mapotse was a Technical Education teacher; Departmental Head of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education; School Principal for Leaners with Special Needs; Technology Education (TE): teacher; lecturer and senior lecturer. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at University of South Africa (Unisa) where he has completed my doctoralstudy in TE within Action Research (AR) design. He is passionate about Community Engagement with TE teachers and Open Distance Learning online pedagogy.