Module 5 – Case ACTION RESEARCH AND EVALUATION RESEARCH

Module 5 – Case

ACTION RESEARCH AND EVALUATION RESEARCH

Case Assignment

Action research and evaluation research are applied research models that are useful to the scholar-practitioner. In 3 – 5 pages, respond to the following:

· Describe the components of the action research process.

· Describe the components of evaluation research process.

· Include a discussion of formative and summative evaluation.

· Discuss how both action research and evaluation research is useful to scholar-practitioners and educational leaders.

Assignment Expectations

Your paper will be assessed on the following criteria:

Assignment-driven Criteria: Demonstrates mastery covering all key elements of the assignment in a substantive way. 

Critical Thinking/Application to Professional Practice: Demonstrates mastery conceptualizing the problem, and careful consideration of experts or research in the field of educational leadership.  Module content and concepts are thoroughly and thoughtfully analyzed, synthesized, and evaluated. Conclusions are logically presented and applied to professional practice in an exceptional manner.

Scholarly Writing: Demonstrates mastery and proficiency in scholarly written communication at the doctoral level.

Quality of References and Assignment Organization: Demonstrates mastery using relevant and quality sources and uses appropriate, relevant, and compelling content from the module readings or other sources to support ideas, convey understanding of the topic and shape the whole work. 

Citing Sources: Demonstrates mastery applying APA formatting standards to both in-text citations and the reference list.

Professionalism and Timeliness: Demonstrates excellence in taking responsibility for learning; adhering to course requirement policies and expectations. Assignment submitted on time or collaborated with professor for an approved extension on due date.