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Malaysian Journal of Action Research

The Malaysian Journal of Action Research is an open-access and fully peer-reviewed international journal for practitioners, professionals, academics and researchers. The journal has a strong multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary focus. It seeks to facilitate discussion and debate that crosses the boundaries of professional contexts and domains, including education, nursing, social work, allied health professions, business and management, computer science and the criminal justice sector.

Editorial Team
Assoc Prof Dr Sarimah Shaik Abdullah
Assoc Prof Dr Sarimah Shaik Abdullah

Universiti Utara Malaysia

Managing Editor
Dr Yoon Sook Jhee
Dr Yoon Sook Jhee

SEGi University

Manuscript/Web Editor
Dr Syafiq Mat Noor
Dr Syafiq Mat Noor

University College London

Assoc Prof Dr Fariza Puteh Behak

Islamic Science University of Malaysia

Assoc Prof Dr Vishalache Balakrishnan

Universiti Malaya

Assoc Prof Dr Nadarajan Thambu

Sultan Idris Education University

Dr Nazatul Akmar Mokhtar

International Islamic University Malaysia

Dr Pang Jee Ching

SEGi University

Dr Zailah Zainudin

Institut Pendidikan Guru Kampus Raja Melewar

Dr Satirah Ahmad

Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia Kampus Sultan Abdul Halim

Dr Amirul Shah Md Shahbudin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

International Advisory Board
Assoc Prof Dr Hadiyanto Said

State University of Jambi, Indonesia

Dr Mukrim Tamrin

University of Tadulako, Indonesia

Dr Asli Saglam

Ozyegin University, Turkey

Dr Treechada Chotiratanapinun

Silpakorn University, Thailand

Aims and Scope

The Malaysian Journal of Action Research promotes professional growth in these fields of study by publishing manuscripts on evidence-based practice, reviews of current policy initiatives, examples of applied theories, and reports of original research in a language that is accessible and practical. It seeks to explore pedagogical practices using a variety of action research paradigms, philosophies and methodologies, including, but not limited to:

Author Guidelines

The editors welcome the submission of a wide variety of high-quality original action research manuscripts in a range of styles and genres, drawing on a variety of action research paradigms, including:

The journal is also keen to encourage authors to take the first step in initiating public conversations, and provides proactive support for new writers. The journal will be flexible about article ‘size’ and will welcome contributions of different lengths to reflect the variety of contribution types outlined above. For guidance, authors might submit:

The Malaysian Journal of Action Research is a scientific journal managed by the Malaysian Action Research Network (MARNet), which features an international advisory board. A web-based submission system enables a rigorous manuscript review process (double-blind peer review). The journal is published electronically once a year, on June 30. Ideas expressed in the journal are those of the authors and do not reflect the official opinions of the Malaysian Action Research Network.

Get In Touch


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Assistant or fill out the form below.

Mrs Selvamalar Selvarajan

Mrs Selvamalar Selvarajan


Mr Muhammad Affandi Md Ujang

Mr Muhammad Affandi Md Ujang