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ERIC Number: EJ832125
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
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ISSN: ISSN-1609-4913
An Overview of a Theoretical Framework of Phenomenography in Qualitative Education Research: An Example from Physics Education Research
Ornek, Funda
Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, v9 n2 Article 11 Dec 2008
One or more theoretical frameworks or orientations are used in qualitative education research. In this paper, the main tenets, the background and the appropriateness of phenomenography, which is one of the theoretical frameworks used in qualitative research, will be depicted. Further, the differences among phenomenography, phenomenology and ethnography will also be briefly discussed. Lastly, how the framework of phenomenography is useful and significant in depicting structures of some studies and in contributing to physics education research or science education research will be discussed. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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