ERIC Number: ED419813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Qualitative Research in Education. An Introduction to Theory and Methods. Third Edition.
Bogdan, Robert C.; Biklen, Sari Knopp
This introductory level text provides a background for understanding the uses of qualitative research in education, its theoretical and historical underpinnings, and specific methods of educational research. This revised edition places qualitative research into the context of current discussions of research methods and alternative ways of knowing. The edition also contains a rewritten chapter on applied and action research, as well as revised or expanded chapters on qualitative methods, photography, and techniques of data collection and analysis. The following chapters are included: (1) "Foundations of Qualitative Research in Education: An Introduction"; (2) "Research Design"; (3) "Fieldwork"; (4) "Qualitative Data"; (5) "Data Analysis"; (6) "Writing It Up"; and (7) "Applied Qualitative Research for Education." An appendix contains examples of observational questions for educational settings. (Contains seven figures and multiple references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Action Research, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Utilization
Allyn & Bacon, A Viacom Company, 160 Gould St., Needham Heights, MA 02194; Internet: www.abacon.com ($63).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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