Action learning and action research are closely related processes. The following pages provide a broad overview of the concepts.
Tracing the Emergence of Interdisciplinarity and Integration Methodologies documents the development of Action Learning and Action Research and the evolution of Action Learning, Action Research Association Ltd (ALARA) and its predecessors.
There is also a description of Action Learning and Action Research by two former Presidents of ALARA, Dr Susan Goff and Dr Yoland Wadsworth, in the first five minutes of the 2010 World Congress video.
ALARA has created links to various sources that have information about videos featuring Reg Revans, who is widely regarded as the father of Action Learning.
ALARA Principles of Action Learning and Action Research
ALARA members have developed ten principles of Action Learning and Action Research as a starting point for discussion between those participating in, commissioning and conducting action research and action learning. Please go to the Principles page for more information.