The Malaysian Journal of Action Research is an open-access and fully peer-reviewed international journal for practitioners, professionals, academics and researchers. The journal has a strong multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary focus. It seeks to facilitate discussion and debate that crosses the boundaries of professional contexts and domains, including education, nursing, social work, allied health professions, business and management, computer science and the criminal justice sector.

The Malaysian Journal of Action Research promotes professional growth in these fields of study by publishing manuscripts on evidence-based practices, reviews of current policy initiatives, examples of applied theories, and reports of original research in a language that is accessible and practical. It seeks to explore pedagogical practices using a variety of action research paradigms, philosophies and methodologies, including, but not limited to:

1. Practical action research
2. Technical action research
3. Participatory action research
4. Critical participatory action research
5. Critical action research
6. Classroom-based action research
7. Action science
8. Action learning
9. Soft system approaches
10. Industrial action research
11. Appreciative inquiry
12. Collaborative action research
13. Self-study action research
14. Autoethnography in action research
15. Community-based action research
16. Community-based participatory action research
17. Emancipatory action research
18. Living theory research
19. Educational living theory research
20. Theory of practice architectures research
21. Action case

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2023)

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This inaugural issue features a diverse range of contributions, from university academics as well as dedicated school practitioners, hailing not only from Malaysia but also from Ireland. These nine articles span various action research philosophies and methodologies, including keynotes, conversations, interviews, classroom-based action research, and reflective practice. Four articles are written in Bahasa Melayu, thus showcasing the rich tapestry of perspectives specific to the Malaysian context, and neighbouring countries.

Published: 02-09-2023


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