ALARA World Congress 2015

ALARA 9th Action Learning Action Research
and 13th Participatory Action Research World Congress 2015


This exciting World Congress was presented by

ALARA 2015 delegates

View the programme.

Presentations from the World Congress

Learning Conference Culture symposium

Opening Plenary - Developing a Learning Conference Culture

Richard Teare plenary

Richard Teare speaking on Day 2

Prof RJ Balfour Action research and the transformation of higher education research (54 Kb)
Richard Teare Ready for life and work? Designing professional development pathways with marginalized young adults (1.44 Mb)
Danny Burns Reaching for the stars: Nurturing participatory change at scale 1.7 Mb
Prof David Davies, Reem Shamshoum, Emer Clarke and Prof James Nyland
Dancing in Nazareth: A case for real knowledge (31 Kb)
Korrie de Koning, Mary Elario, John Akile, Maryse Kok and Maryline Nyaboga
First results and lessons learned from a community dialogue intervention to improve maternal health in South Sudan (577 Kb)
Patrick Doyle, Pip Bruce Ferguson, Aisling McKenna and Deidre O'Sullivan
Seeking sustainability in student engagement
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Erik Lindhult
Participatory Democracy as Philosophy of Science Orientation for Action Research (254 Kb)
Tony Mays and Mary Ooko
Utilising Open Educational Resources (OER) in support of curriculum transformation at Africa Nazarene University: a participatory action research (PAR) approach (1.02 Mb)
Eileen Piggot-Irvine, Deborah Zornes, Judith Kearney, Shankar Sankaran
Conceptualizing indicator domains for evaluating collaborative and sustainable change in action research (351 Kb)
Sara Salyers and Pip Bruce Ferguson Voicing our identities (788 Kb)

Video of the Salyers and Bruce Ferguson presentation

Prof Shankar Sankaran
Knowledge cafe: Developing capacity in conducting action research (89 Kb)
Dr Cathy Sharp and Prof Belinda Dewar Playful provocation: how being appreciative creates change – theory and practice from health and social care in Scotland (785 Kb)
Alastair Smart
Improving LMS usage through scaffolded support to staff and students (1.09 Mb)
Thomas Stern and Agnes Turner
Social change through action research (1.69 Mb)
Dr Emmanuel Tetteh Methodological issues in conceptualizing action research and community-based participatory research framework (707 Kb)
Peter Tsvara, Francis M. Manzira and Johan J. Booyse
The influence of transformational management strategies of school principals on the job satisfaction levels of educators (40 Kb)

Skype to CARN conference

ALARA 2015 connects via Skype to CARN Conference in Braga, Portugal

Exterior of Dorian rooms

The Venue exterior