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ERIC Number: ED557059
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May-29
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISBN: N/A
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The Contribution of Qualitative Research Towards the Issues Affecting Female Undergraduate Engineering Students
Duggan, Louise Maria
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This article explores the use of qualitative research methods towards our understanding of the issues affecting female undergraduate engineers. As outlined in this article female engineering students face many challenges during their undergraduate studies. Qualitative research methods provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the issues affecting female undergraduate engineering students. Qualitative research provides an opportunity to gain rich data that simply would not be possible using quantitative methods. This article critically appraises three qualitative articles discussing the issues affecting the female undergraduate engineer and highlights the contribution that each article makes towards our overall understanding of the undergraduate female engineering experience. This article concludes that qualitative research methods provide invaluable data and has the potential to uncover new phenomenon.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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