ERIC Number: EJ552428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Using Focus Groups in Service-Learning: Implications for Practice and Research.
Schmiede, Angela E.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, v2 p63-71 Fall 1995
Discusses use of focus groups as qualitative research methodology and as reflection tool in service learning. Three focus groups at Vanderbilt University (Tennessee) assessed cognitive outcomes of service-learning and encouraged students' reflection on their experience. Focus group data were triangulated with survey data to assess validity of focus groups as a data-gathering method.(Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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