Action-Plan-Image.gifHopefully either the values clarification process, or analytic reading of the literature has helped you to identify a challenge, problem or area of inquiry. Think of it as focusing a microscope. You are involved in a complex workplace or context with lots of possible avenues for action research.

Doing action research involves choosing to examine some aspect of your overall work. If you try to focus on too much, you will lose the attention on the details, but if you set the focus too high, you might lose some of the context needed to make sense of the action. Hopefully you have identified an area that you want to explore, a skill that you would like to develop, or a problem that is in need of a innovation solution. In this phase , we will be seeking to understand the context of that problem and begin to formulate some innovative solutions or ideas to implement.

Activity: Action Research Plan