Structure and gnoseologic limits of critical action-research

Teófilo Rodríguez Neira.


The aim of this essay is to study the basic structure where action-research is based on so as to get involved into school practices. There are several trends and orientations. All of them present a conception of education, a curricular design, school practice and didactic methodology. The critical action-research develops on the model of practical rationality. When this kind of rationality turns into absolute criterion we abandon other ways of reason without which -as we intend to demonstrate- it is impossible for the human being to reach his full growth.


Key words: Research, Education, Practical Reason, Curriculum, Teaching, School

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