Writing an account of practice as a process of theorising in action learning

Coghlan, David and Rigg, Clare (2021) Writing an account of practice as a process of theorising in action learning. Action Learning: Research and Practice, 18 (3). pp. 250-256. ISSN 1476-7341

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The act of theorising turns the attention from the outcome of theory generation to the act of theory generation itself. Revans' systems alpha, beta and gamma provide a foundational action theory that grounds the theorising process in action learning. This is the core of theorising in the praxeology of action learning as creating practical theory or actionable knowledge that makes Accounts of Practice more than merely interesting stories. This article explores how the process of writing an Account of Practice can also be seen as a process of theorising, articulating the kind of knowledge created from what is learned in and through action.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: general business, management and accounting, education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Business & Applied Social Science > Suffolk Business School
SWORD Depositor: Pub Router
Depositing User: Pub Router
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 13:35
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2023 10:28
URI: https://oars.uos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1972

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