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ERIC Number: EJ930633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 62
ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
More Like Jazz than Classical: Reciprocal Interactions among Educational Researchers and Respondents
Dance, L. Janelle; Gutierrez, Rochelle; Hermes, Mary
Harvard Educational Review, v80 n3 p327-352 Fall 2010
In this article, educational scholars L. Janelle Dance, Rochelle Gutierrez, and Mary Hermes share insights from their lived experience as qualitative researchers trying to work in collaboration with diverse populations. They refer to these insights as "improvisations on conventional qualitative methods," reminding readers that their methodological approaches have been more collaborative than unilateral, more fluid than unyielding, more like the reciprocal creativity of jazz than the directed orchestration of classical music. Calling on us to expand our previous conceptions of cultural intuition and reciprocity, these authors offer powerful examples of how their communities shaped their research processes. (Contains 14 notes and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden; United States