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Qualitative research : a guide to design and implementation

Author: Sharan B Merriam; Elizabeth J Tisdell
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass : A Wiley Brand, [2016] ©2016
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"This thoroughly revised and updated classic once again presents a guide to understanding, designing and conducting a qualitative research study. The fourth edition retains the reader-friendly, jargon-free style, making the book accessible to both novice and experienced researchers. While the book is practical guide to design and implementation of a qualitative research study, it also helps readers understand the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Merriam, Sharan B.
Qualitative research.
San Francisco, CA : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
(DLC) 2015008659
(OCoLC)904400178
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharan B Merriam; Elizabeth J Tisdell
ISBN: 9781119003618 111900361X
OCLC Number: 904335810
Description: xix, 346 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part One. The design of qualitative research. What is qualitative research? --
Six common qualitative research designs --
Expanding the qualitative paradigm: mixed methods, action, critical, and arts based research --
Designing your study and selecting a sample. Part Two. Collecting qualitative data. Conducting effective interviews --
Being a careful observer --
Mining data from documents and artifacts. Part three. Analyzing and reporting qualitative data. Qualitative data analysis --
Dealing with validity, reliability, and ethics --
Writing up qualitative research --
Appendix: The methodology section of a qualitative research study / Sharan B. Merriam.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Sharan B. Merriam, Elizabeth J. Tisdell.

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The bestselling guide to qualitative research, updated and expanded Qualitative Research is the essential guide to understanding, designing, conducting, and presenting a qualitative research study.  Read more...

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