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Transforming Qualitative Data

Description, Analysis, and Interpretation

Author: Harry F. Wolcott

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803952812

Category: Reference

Page: 433

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The process of analyzing qualitative data and producing a complete study is discussed in this book. Breaking down the transformation process into description, analysis and interpretation, Harry Wolcott discusses these three related activities. To illustrate them, he critically analyzes his own work, using nine of his previous studies as examples. He concludes by examining how to learn and teach qualitative research using these principles.

Writing Up Qualitative Research

Author: Harry F. Wolcott

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803937932

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 94

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Written in an accessible style, this volume tackles the topics of beginning to write, continuing to write, editing and getting published. It is indispensable not only to qualitative researchers but to anyone engaged in social research for whom the link between conducting research and writing it up seems more like an obstacle than an opportunity.

Writing Up Qualitative Research

Author: Harry F. Wolcott

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412970113

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

View: 1652

Using lively examples and friendly tips gleaned from his own and other researchers' experiences, and a warm, reflective writing style, Harry F Wolcott offers readers suggestions for writing up qualitative research.

Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education

Author: Rachelle Winkle-Wagner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351657844

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Page: N.A

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Transforming Qualitative Information

Thematic Analysis and Code Development

Author: Richard E. Boyatzis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761909613

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

View: 8752

Thematic analysis - a process for encoding qualitative information - can be thought of as a bridge between the languages of qualitative and quantitative research. This book helps students and researchers understand thematic analysis as a process that is a part of many qualitative methods, and provides clear guidance about learning to develop techniques to apply to research. The book shows how one can sense themes - the first step in analyzing information - as well as how to develop codes through the use of numerous examples from different research settings.

The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers

Author: Johnny Saldana

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473943582

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 893

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy Johnny Saldaña’s unique and invaluable manual demystifies the qualitative coding process with a comprehensive assessment of different coding types, examples and exercises. The ideal reference for students, teachers, and practitioners of qualitative inquiry, it is essential reading across the social sciences and neatly guides you through the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data. Its wide array of strategies, from the more straightforward to the more complex, is skillfully explained and carefully exemplified providing a complete toolkit of codes and skills that can be applied to any research project. For each code Saldaña provides information about the method's origin, gives a detailed description of the method, demonstrates its practical applications, and sets out a clearly illustrated example with analytic follow-up. Now with a companion website, the book is supported by: SAGE journal articles showing coding being applied to real research Sample transcripts highlighting coding techniques Links to CAQDAS sites to introduce relevant software Practical student exercises Links to video and digital content This international bestseller is an extremely usable, robust manual and is a must-have resource for qualitative researchers at all levels. Click here for a listing of Johnny Saldaña's upcoming workshops. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

Sneaky Kid and Its Aftermath

Ethics and Intimacy in Fieldwork

Author: Harry F. Wolcott, University of Oregon; (d. 2012)

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 0759116571

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Here, Wolcott presents the full story of his intimate and tumultuous relationship with the young man who was the subject of his long-term study on how the educational system can fail students-The Brad Trilogy—and the firestorm it caused. Written in Wolcott's masterful style, the case offers an ideal starting point for discussing the complex public and personal dimensions of qualitative research with students.

Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS. Ti

Author: Susanne Friese

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473904072

Category: Reference

Page: 296

View: 5542

Are you struggling to get to grips with qualitative data analysis? Do you need help getting started using ATLAS.ti? Do you find software manuals difficult to relate to? Written by a leading expert on ATLAS.ti, this book will guide you step-by-step through using the software to support your research project. In this updated second edition, you will find clear, practical advice on preparing your data, setting up a new project in ATLAS.ti, developing a coding system, asking questions, finding answers and preparing your results. The new edition features: methodological as well as technical advice numerous practical exercises and examples screenshots showing you each stage of analysis in version 7 of ATLAS.ti increased coverage of transcription new sections on analysing video and multimedia data a companion website with online tutorials and data sets. Susanne Friese teaches qualitative methods at the University of Hanover and at various PhD schools, provides training and consultancy for ATLAS.ti at the intersection between developers and users.

The Man in the Principal's Office

An Ethnography

Author: Harry F. Wolcott

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759105294

Category: Education

Page: 335

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Harry Wolcott's ground-breaking anthropological study into the life of an elementary school principal is now reprinted in a new edition. One of the first studies of its kind, Wolcott uses an mircoenthnographic approach to analyze a single occupation within urban American society. Originally written in 1973, the text skillfully applies anthropological concepts and methodology to the realm of education. This new edition features an updated preface written by the author.

Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation: A Road Map From Beginning to End

A Road Map From Beginning to End

Author: Linda Dale Bloomberg,Marie Volpe

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452202702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Graduate students often struggle with turning qualitative research projects into a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation because the research itself is inherently messy. Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation: A Roadmap From Beginning to End, Second Edition helps address that challenge. Linda Dale Bloomberg and Marie Volpe have distilled decades of experience of dissertation advisement and successful doctoral defenses into this highly practical reference for graduate students. They focus on finding and articulating a clear research problem, purpose, and questions; laying out a research design that will lead to gathering the right kind of data and support the right kind of analysis; and writing up and defending the study. To help, they provide working tools, an integrative summary discussion at the end of each chapter, comprehensive checkists, and an annotated bibliography in each chapter.

Qualitative Data Analysis

A Methods Sourcebook

Author: Matthew B. Miles,A. Michael Huberman,Johnny Saldana

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 148332379X

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 1597

The Third Edition of Miles & Huberman's classic research methods text is updated and streamlined by Johnny Saldaña, author of The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers. Several of the data display strategies from previous editions are now presented in re-envisioned and reorganized formats to enhance reader accessibility and comprehension. The Third Edition’s presentation of the fundamentals of research design and data management is followed by five distinct methods of analysis: exploring, describing, ordering, explaining, and predicting. Miles and Huberman's original research studies are profiled and accompanied with new examples from Saldaña's recent qualitative work. The book's most celebrated chapter, "Drawing and Verifying Conclusions," is retained and revised, and the chapter on report writing has been greatly expanded, and is now called “Writing About Qualitative Research.” Comprehensive and authoritative, Qualitative Data Analysis has been elegantly revised for a new generation of qualitative researchers.

Encyclopedia of Case Study Research

L - Z; Index

Author: Albert J. Mills,Gabrielle Durepos,Elden Wiebe

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412956706

Category:

Page: 517

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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology

Author: Carla Willig,Wendy Stainton Rogers

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526422867

Category: Psychology

Page: 664

View: 716

One of our bestselling handbooks, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, is back for a second edition, with updated chapters and three new chapters introduced on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation and Netnography.

Qualitative Data Analysis

A User Friendly Guide for Social Scientists

Author: Ian Dey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134931468

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 7003

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Introduction to Research - E-Book

Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies

Author: Elizabeth DePoy,Laura N. Gitlin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291074

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 7869

Bridge the gap between research and practice with DePoy and Gitlin's Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 4th Edition. This completely updated, user-friendly text helps you better understand not only the research process, but also research designs and their applications to the real world of clinical practice. Covering multiple research strategies (including both qualitative and quantitative research), it gives you a balanced approach to various research traditions, addressing emerging key issues in today's health care environment. Offers a balanced approach to various research methods and multiple research strategies, including qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic and experimental-type, and more. Presents complex information in a clear, highly readable, and easy-to-understand manner. Keeps information relevant to today's health care environment with real-world "snapshots" and a final Stories from the Field chapter. Includes detailed discussions of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a unique and balanced focus that makes this text more comprehensive than others in its field. Covers experimental-type, naturalistic, and mixed method design strategies, improving your ability to compare, contrast, and integrate different methods. Evolve online resources include statistics math tips to accompany Chapter 19, crossword puzzles, useful weblinks, and sample forms. Reflects recent changes in the field, including new material on preparing poster presentations, community and participatory research, translation issues, and advanced scale development, giving you the tools you need to devise successful research studies. Includes expanded evidence-based material and occupational therapy-specific information, discussing the methods used in each study.

Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

Author: David F Marks,Lucy Yardley

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761971917

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 3896

The research methods described and illustrated in this book are those particularly useful to the field of clinical and health psychology and cover both qualitative and quantitative approaches.

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