Episode 13

Published on:

13th Feb 2021

Episode 13-Action Research, Leadership, and Popular Education with Dr. Linnea Rademaker (Pt. 1)

What do Action Research Leadership and Population Education have in common? Tune in to find out! In this episode, Adam and Joe have a conversation with Dr. Linnea Rademaker, a professor at Abilene Christian University in the Department of Educational Leadership. She is the chair of the America Educational Research Association (AREA) Special Interest Group on action research, as well as the host of two podcasts- DOC 101 and Action Research: Global Conversations.

Words of wisdom- knowledge creation is done collaboratively- is the essence of this episode. Our hosts, Adam and Joe, discuss Linnea’s chapter- Action Research and Popular Education: Implication for Twenty-first Century Leadership and Research Practices and explore facets of Action Research. They discuss questions such as: Do you see popular education and action research as a foundation for leadership? (2:43) Do you think that popular education is a grassroots effort to solve a problem (10:20)? Do you agree that collaborative efforts are going to lead us to sustainable change? (13:12) Tune-in to listen!

Our conversation does not end here. In a special “crossover event, part 2 of this podcast is hosted on Linnea’s podcast: --Action Research: Global Conversations--https://anchor.fm/linnea-rademaker. Hit this link to continue listening to this important conversation on action research.



Rademaker, L. L. (2019). Action Research and Popular Education: Implications for Twenty-First Century Leadership and Research Practices. In C. A. Mertler (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education (pp. 343–369). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119399490.ch16

Baldwin, J. (n.d.). The blind men and the elephant. Retrieved February 08, 2021, from https://americanliterature.com/author/james-baldwin/short-story/the-blind-men-and-the-elephant

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About the Podcast

The Action Research Podcast
Somehow, the first podcast dedicated solely to Action Research.
In the first podcast dedicated solely to Action Research, Adam and Joe do a deep dive into the lives, experiences, philosophies, and - of course - investigations of the most well respected action researchers in the field. Hear about their greatest successes and failures, and learn about what makes Action Research unique. If you are passionate about social change, engage in research, or are a budding scholar then this is the perfect podcast for you.

Intended mostly for those interested in research and social change, The Action Research Podcast aims to offer unique and valuable insights for the field through accessible and engaging conversations about the “what” “why” and “how” of Action Research.

The Action Research Team:
Adam Stieglitz, Co-host
Joe Levitan, Co-host
Shikha Diwakar, Production Manager
Vanessa Gold, Sound technician and voice-over specialist

About your host

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Adam Stieglitz & Joe Levitan

Co-Founder and Director of the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development. PhD Candidate at the University of Louisville

Co-founder and Director of the Pallata Community Education Center