Limitations of Action Research

  • Small scale applications may not be an equitable depiction of all inclusion environments
  • Researchers are also participants, may not be objectionable.
  • Practical constraints- time, resources, and accessibility.
  • Question? Does the focus on pedagogy limit the potential of research?
  • Politics in schools can prove to be problematic to action research.
  • Politics in school can affect teacher/administration autonomy.
  • Relationship building important in the school, community, and with parents