Teaching experiences based on action research: a guide to publishing in scientific journals

Juan A. Marin-Garcia, Rafaela Alfalla-Luque


The aim of this paper is to justify action research as an adequate research model (sufficiently simple and efficient) to analyse and disseminate teaching innovation experiences in university contexts undertaken by lecturers-researchers whose main area of knowledge is business management or other social sciences where action research is a well-known methodology. We will justify that the teaching experiences of implementing good teaching/learning practices are perfectly suited to the characteristics of action research. A checklist of the research report content for publishing in scientific journals will be proposed. Consequently, the article will be useful to higher education academics and professionals.



Higher education; Action Research; best practices; publication guidelines; educational innovation; SoTl; scholarship; teaching innovation

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SDG04 Quality Education

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