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ERIC Number: EJ612288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-5841
How Getting Close to Your Subjects Makes Qualitative Data Better.
Toma, J. Douglas
Theory into Practice, v39 n3 p177-84 Sum 2000
Discusses the link between personal involvement by researchers and good data, focusing on subjective qualitative researchers and research. The paper explains that getting close to subjects can: enhance the breadth and depth of the study; provide context for subjects; merge the subjects and the phenomena being studied; and merge passion and practice. Practical aspects of this approach are noted. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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