ERIC Number: ED462888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Expanding Perspectives: Qualitative Research in Higher Education. Second Edition. ASHE Reader Series.
Conrad, Clifton F., Ed.; Haworth, Jennifer Grant, Ed.; Lattuca, Lisa R., Ed.
Chapters in this volume provide an introduction to qualitative research in higher education, organizing the discussion around four central themes. Part 1, Situating Ourselves and Our Inquiry, contains: (1) Objectivity in Educational Research (Elliot Eisner); (2) Truth in Trouble (Kenneth Gergen); (3) Beyond Translation: Truth and Rigoberta Menchu (William G. Tierney); (4) The Role of Theory in the Research Process (Margaret LeCompte and Judith Preissle); (5) Competing Paradigms in Qualitative Research (Egon G. Guba and Yvonna S. Lincoln; (6) Using Alternative Paradigms: Four Case Studies (John H. Milam, Jr.); (7) Introduction: Feminist Research Methods (Joyce McCarl Nielsen); (8) Learning from the Outsider Within: The Sociological Significance of Black Feminist Thought (Patricia Hill Collins); and (9) Research as Praxis (Patti Lather). Part 2, Preparing for the Field: Choosing Research Strategies, contains: (10) Ethnographic Research in Education (Harry F. Wolcott); (11) Critical Ethnography in Education: Origins, Current Status, and New Directions (Gary L. Anderson); (12) Case Studies as Qualitative Research (Sharan B. Merriam); (13) A Positioned Subject Approach to Inquiry (Clifton Conrad, Jennifer Grant Haworth, and Susan Bolyard Millar); (14) A Phenomenological Approach (Loren Barritt, Hans Bleeker, Ton Beekman, and Karel Mulderij); (15) Taking Narrative Seriously: Consequences for Method and Theory in Interview Studies (Susan E. Chase); (16) The Life Story (Jeff Todd Titon); (17) Grounded Theory: An Alternative Approach to Research in Higher Education (Clifton F. Conrad); (18) Guiding Principles for Participatory Action Research (Robin McTaggart); (19) Conducting Research on Practice (Virginia Richardson); (20) Standards of Quality and Verification (John Creswell); (21) Understanding and Validity in Qualitative Research (Joseph A. Maxwell); (22) Strategies of Multiple Triangulation (Norman Denzin); (23) Increasing the Generalizability of Qualitative Research (Janet Ward Schofield); (24) Issues of Validity in Openly Ideological Research: Between a Rock and a Soft Place" (Patti Lather); (25) Common Problems in Field Work: A Personal Essay (Annette Lareau); (26) Being There: Developing Understanding through Participant Observation (Corinne Glesne); (27) Doing (Margot Ely, with Margaret Anzul, Teri Friedman, Diane Garner, and Ann McCormack Steinmetz); (28) The Interview Situation (Steinar Kvale); (29) Document Analysis (Elizabeth J. Whitt); (30) In Search of Subjectivity--One's Own (Alan Peshkin); (31) Ethnicity and Expertise: Racial-Ethnic Knowledge in Sociological Research (Marjorie DeVault); (32) Crossing Sexual Orientation Borders: Collaborative Strategies for Dealing with Issues of Positionality and Representation (Robert A. Rhoads); (33) But Is It Ethical? Learning To Do Right (Corinne Glesne); (34) Ethical Considerations in Fieldwork (Maurice Punch); (35) Being at the Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Rethinking Trust in Qualitative Inquiry (Peter Magolda); (36) Using Computers in Qualitative Research (Thomas J. Richards and Lyn Richards); (37) Data Management and Analysis Methods (A. Michael Huberman and Matthew B. Miles); (38) Description, Analysis, and Interpretation in Qualitative Inquiry (Harry Wolcott); and (39) The Interpretation of Documents and Material Culture (Ian Hodder). Part 4, Crafting Test through Writing and Representation, contains: (40) Supervising the Text (Paul Atkinson); (41) Recording the Miracle: Writing (David M. Fetterman); (42) Writing Up Fieldnotes II: Creating Scenes on the Page (Robert M. Emerson, Rachael I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw); (43) Writing Your Story: What Your Data Say (Corrine Glesne); (44) Making the Story (Margaret Ely, Margaret Anzul, Teri Friedman, Diane Garner, and Ann McCormack Steinetz); and (45) Fieldwork, Culture, and Ethnography Revisited (John Van Maanen). Each chapter contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ethnography, Higher Education, Participant Observation, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
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Authoring Institution: Association for the Study of Higher Education.