Then present the step-by-step methods you used to understand the data you gathered from each source.
For instance, tell how you coded any qualitative data and statistically analyzed any quantitative data. For instance, report the codes you constructed for the qualitative data and the descriptive statistics you calculated for the quantitative data.
Length is determined by how large a contribution you are making.
You should keep the language very general (at the conceptual level), but give a few examples to elucidate difficult conceptual issues.
This guide is based on the original Dissertation Calculator at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Each stage will be modified during late 2016 to correspond with the procedures and appropriate offices at the University of Central Florida.
Show how your action design was informed by published scholarship.
What theoretical lens(es) did you use to shape your overall action research.
What disciplinary knowledge did you use to shape the specifics of your change effort; how did the published research and professional literature in your discipline (or across disciplines) support the prospects for your action’s success?
State how the ideas and procedures in your action design had been tested and refined through previous action research cycles.