- Author: Parlindungan Pardede
- Issue Date: 2010/8/11
Although Action research is a relatively new method in the field of education,it soon becomes very popular among educators due to its realistic nature, practicality,and problem-solving orientation. More and more teachers around the world are now using it to to investigate and fix the problems taking place in their classrooms. This paper discusses basic concepts concerning action research. After introducing some definitions, characteristics and benefits of action research in the beginning section,discussion proceeds with the principles, processes, phases, data collecting, and triangulation in action research. At the end, some conclusions are drawn.
Keywords: PTK, siklus, tindakan, observasi, refleksi