Presentations at AL-AR and PAR World Congress 2018

The following are confirmed presentations at the ALARA World Congress (with more to come).

Norwich 100


10th Action Learning Action Research and 14th Participatory Action Research World Congress

17 - 20 June 2018

Norwich University Northfield, Vermont, USA

The Action Learning and Action Research Legacy for Transforming Social Change:

Keynote Speakers

Dr Hilary Bradbury The Self as a Space for Transformative Inquiry/Practice: If we are not transforming then nothing else is!
Prof. Jack Whitehead The legacies of the living theories of practitioners for social transformation
Dr Mary Brydon-Miller Ethics in the context of community-based research and development
Dr Ernie Stringer Deconstructing compliance and control: The promise of action research
Professor Hassana Alidou, Ambassador of the Republic of Niger Using action research to improve adult learning and promote quality development programs

Action Learning, Action Research Experiences of Individuals

Cornelissen Building natural connections (Workshop)
Delong, Whitehead & Huxtable Where do we go from here in contributing to ‘The Action Learning and Action Research Legacy for Transforming Social Change?’ (Workshop)
Goessling, Selvaraj, Fritz & Brooks Community-based education and the fight for educational justice: Uncovering tensions and possibilities through a living curriculum (Interactive paper presentation)
McBride, Giguère & MacLeod The transformative possibilities of literary métissage in building a learning community for social change (Workshop)

Action Learning, Action Research Experiences of Professionals

Friedman, Gray, Ortiz Aragón & Brydon-Miller From doing action research to writing about action research (Workshop)
Koh & Wong Developing a functional framework to teach and learn science at the three conceptual levels of understanding: An action research approach (Interactive paper presentation)
Vaughan “The transformative potential of action research:” Examining the perception shifts of doctoral students through action research coursework (Interactive paper presentation)

Action Learning, Action Research for Communities’ Developments

Carey Post-secondary correctional education program usefulness of ex-offenders’ participation: A utilization-focused evaluative case study used with participatory action research framework (Interactive paper presentation)
Mapotse Action research leading to action learning using educational living paradigm with technology education teachers: A community engagement project (Interactive paper presentation)

Action Learning, Action Research for Organizational Advancements

Austin, Ferkins, Swann & Smythe Mobilising health professionals’ practical knowing for organisational advancement in the aftermath of critical incidents – change through action research (Interactive paper presentation)
Coleman, Bolton, Norgate & King In search of communicative space: exploring the work of specialist organisational development and design staff in the UK Civil Service (Interactive paper presentation)
Friedman, Simonovich, Bitar & Sykes Action research for reshaping the space of encounter between Jewish and Arab students (Interactive paper presentation)
Molineux, Fraser & Willetts The flourishing of school principals: An action research study (Interactive paper presentation)
Sassaman Blockchain technology implications in facilitating an end of identity theft for organizational advancement: Using systems thinking approach in action research (Workshop)
Wood The ethical implications of community-based research: rethinking current review board requirements (Workshop)

Action Learning, Action Research for Global Initiatives

Demerew Modernist and post-modernist system thinking implications: A learning history inquiry into social system movements, education philosophy, and development ethics (Interactive paper presentation)
Laningham International treaty and trade law agreements irradiating human rights abuse: Using systems thinking through the framework of learning history inquiry (Workshop)
Williams Learning history inquiry into national defense policy: Using soft systems thinking to assess the impact of militarization upon egalitarianism (Interactive paper presentation)

For more information, and to register for this exciting Congress, please visit the event website.