Applying an action research approach to improving the quality of Christian education: One school's experience
Collier, John and Dowson, Martin. (2007). Applying an action research approach to improving the quality of Christian education: One school's experience. Journal of Christian Education. 50(1), pp. 27 - 36.
|Authors||Collier, John and Dowson, Martin|
Christian schools habitually find difficulty in their presentation of their faith position to students. In their eagerness for students to embrace Christian faith, some teachers are inclined to adapt a methodology which is overly didactic and which creates boredom and resentment. This case study reports on an action research approach in one school. It examines how a change in teaching methodology has led to improved student attitudes to Christian faith. The data from the action research have been used to reposition the school's stance towards a more authentic pedagogy and less strident model. Initial evaluations have been encouraging.
|Journal||Journal of Christian Education|
|Journal citation||50 (1), pp. 27 - 36|
|Publisher||Australian Christian Forum on Education Inc.|
|Web address (URL)||http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;res=AEIPT;dn=165292|
|Page range||27 - 36|
|Research Group||NCLS Research|
|Place of publication||Australia|
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