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ERIC Number: EJ605535
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
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ISSN: ISSN-0840-8114
Fieldwork Methods Involved in Collecting, for Scholarly Research.
McInnis, Mac
Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, v12 n2 p8-11 Mar 2000
Collecting outdoor adventurers' stories for research is best done using the naturalistic inquiry paradigm. This type of hypothesis-free investigation, used in the study of folklore, requires maintaining the normal storytelling context while meeting scholarly demands for reliability and validity. Choice of focus and site, the participant-observer approach, methods of data collection, and researcher behaviors are discussed. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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