ERIC Number: EJ603105
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Research as Social Practice: A Case Study of Research on Technical and Professional Communication.
Herndl, Carl G.; Nahrwold, Cynthia A.
Written Communication, v17 n2 p258-96 Apr 2000
Claims that regardless of the dilemmas qualitative researchers face given the implications of postmodern critique, qualitative research elicits an understanding of communication practices in ways that other kinds of research cannot. Proposes a model of research practices to help researchers understand qualitative research as a social activity and move beyond the sterile notion of paradigms. (NH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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