Research as Daily Practice
Name of Theory
Research As Daily Practice
Everyday practice; Practice-based research; Reflection in practice
Research As Daily Practice is a term used to describe an innovative and efficient way of appreciating the contributions of practitioners to the development of new knowledge while simultaneously facilitating effective practice. We see the activities of daily or everyday practice* as research, casting practitioners in the role of researchers. This is different from applying research results into practice – it is about acknowledging that the actions practitioners undertake when they “do” practice can be understood as research itself.
Prominent Associated Figures
Sally St. George, Dan Wulff, Karl Tomm.
Through Research As Daily Practice, we trouble the customary distinction between research and practice by not making a distinction between research and practice. Recent professional discourse in many helping professions has been focused on creating...
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