PAR is a methodology that democratizes research by transforming the relationship of researcher and participants to where they are working together to actively learn about and create change in the world. In the context of student success for Black, Indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC) and other underserved students, the best place to learn about this is by recruiting students to become co-researchers and engaging students to help analyze the data and collaborate in finding ways to improve student success.
Hwang, Leo, and Linda McCarthy. 2021. "Seeds of Success Participatory Action Research Project." Leading for Change Racial Equity and Justice Institute Practitioner Handbook, Sabrina Gentlewarrior and Louis Paredes (eds.). Bridgewater State University.