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Action Research - Master's Seminar in TESOL : Peer Review

This guide is designed to provide students with an introduction to action research within the field of education. Students using this guide will learn about the action research and the research process overall.

What is Peer Review?

How do articles get peer reviewed? What role does peer review play in scholarly research and publication?

In order to more fully understand the peer review process, please see this video titled Peer Review in Three Minutes which was created by the NC State Library:

Anatomy of a Peer Reviewed Article

There are a number of elements that are required in order for an article to be considered scholarly.

NCSU's library does a nice job outlining the various elements present in a scholarly article. You can find this information at: