An Action Research Projects Impact On Teachers Leadership Attitudes And Perceptions

Nancy Myers, Benita R. Dillard
2012 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
California Lutheran University is a regional site for the California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP). In 2010, CRLP began a two-year longitudinal study to examine the effects of participating in an institute called Reframing Teacher Leadership: Action Research Study Group had on PreK-12 teachers attitudes and perceptions. The foundation underpinning this study is the New Framework for Teacher Leadership. This study examines the impact that participating in the Action Research Group had on
more » ... search Group had on teachers attitudes and perceptions. Mixed-methods were used to analyze participants feedback through surveys and fieldnotes. Results confirmed the claim made by educational researchers that action research empowered teachers to have a greater stake in curriculum and instructional decisions and provided them with a framework to improve their pedagogical practices.
doi:10.19030/tlc.v10i1.7533 fatcat:uzsv4lwez5bupm67ejgnlwvrqu