ERIC Number: EJ457182
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Qualitative Research in Technical Communication: Issues of Value, Identity, and Use.
Sullivan, Patricia; Spilka, Rachel
Technical Communication, v39 n4 p592-606 Nov 1992
Asserts that qualitative research is undervalued and cites evidence of its value, presents a definition of it, discusses how to evaluate the quality of a study, and suggests when and how qualitative findings can be applied to actual situations. Concludes with examples of two actual qualitative studies and two hypothetical situations where the technique could be used. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Research in Technical Communication.