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Paulus, Trena M.; Pope, Elizabeth M.; Woolf, Nicholas; Silver, Christina – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Few studies have explored approaches to teaching qualitative data analysis software (QDAS). As more researchers rely on self-teaching, more research into best practices for developing QDAS expertise is warranted. In this paper, we report our experience using the Five-Level QDA® method to guide the design of an introductory ATLAS.ti workshop. By…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Computer Software, Workshops
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Kruger, Louis J.; Rodgers, Rachel F.; Long, Stephanie J.; Lowy, Alice S. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Individual interviews have traditionally been an important method of data collection in multiple disciplines, including psychology. However, research comparing individual interviews with focus groups has generated mixed results regarding which method is more effective in investigating sensitive topics. The purpose of the present study was to…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Data Collection, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Barnett, Ronald – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
The relationship between theory and qualitative research has been extensively examined in the literature and has emerged as a problematic matter. This debate has been driven forward mainly in Anglo-Saxon countries and has done scant justice to an understanding of these issues in regions of the South. This paper addresses this matter by drawing on…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Higher Education, Theories
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Ruopp, Amy – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
The following article explores how one researcher blended verbal and visual literacies to disrupt conceptualizations of traditional qualitative research. Engaging visual modalities as a research tool, the author invites readers into an a/r/tographical multimodal post qualitative journey that deeply explores the power and value of visual research.…
Descriptors: Researchers, Visual Literacy, Verbal Ability, Qualitative Research
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Sharafuddin, Mohamed Ali; Sawad, Buncha Panacharoen; Wongwai, Sarun – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
This research article is part of a periodic study conducted to understand, model, map and to develop an integrated approach for effective and interactive self-learning phases of Thai International Hospitality and Tourism higher education students. Questionnaire containing both qualitative and quantitative questions was distributed at the beginning…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism
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Santhanam, Elizabeth; Lynch, Bernardine; Jones, Jeffrey – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to report the findings of a study into the automated text analysis of student feedback comments to assist in investigating a high volume of qualitative information at various levels in an Australian university. It includes the drawbacks and advantages of using selected applications and established lexicons. There has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Feedback (Response), Content Analysis
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Véliz-Calderón, Daniela; Theurillat, Daniel; Paredes Walker, Victoria; Pickenpack, Astrid – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Faculty members are fundamental for the development and success of higher education organizations, and building strong academic cadres is a major challenge, especially for research universities. While there are no fully-fledged research universities in Chile (Bernasconi, 2007), a few strive to get closer to that ideal by way of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Professionalism, College Faculty
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Dinger, Mary K.; Brittain, Danielle R.; O'Mara, Heidi M.; Peterson, Brent M.; Hall, Kelly C.; Hadley, Molly K.; Sharp, Teresa A. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: Among college students, an incongruous association between physical activity (PA) and binge drinking (BD) has been reported. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to qualitatively investigate the relationship between PA and BD among college students. Methods: A trained facilitator asked open-ended questions, based on the…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Qualitative Research
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Colwell, Jamie; Hutchison, Amy C. – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2018
This study explored how 26 preservice secondary content teachers perceived their experiences participating in and developing a Twitter-based professional learning network focused on disciplinary literacy. Participants completed blog reflections and anonymous online surveys to reflect on their experiences, which served as data for this study. A…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Media, Student Journals
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Aguilar, Stephen J. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
This qualitative study focuses on capturing students' understanding two visualizations often utilized by learning analytics-based educational technologies: bar graphs, and line graphs. It is framed by Achievement Goal Theory--a prominent theory of students' academic motivation--and utilizes interviews (n = 60) to investigate how students at risk…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Visualization, At Risk Students, College Students
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Tamim, Rana M. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
Blended learning (BL) is still in its infancy in the United Arab Emirates, but is gaining growing attention and acceptance. The particular university under investigation offers its nationally accredited graduate programs with a BL format that makes use of synchronous virtual classrooms, asynchronous self-study, and face-to-face sessions. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Student Empowerment
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Horzum, Tugba; Ertekin, Erhan – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
The purpose of this study is to analyze what kind of conceptions prospective mathematics teachers (PMTs) have about the base concept (BC). One-hundred and thirty-nine PMTs participated in the study. In this qualitative research, data were obtained through open-ended questions, the semi-structured interviews and pictures of geometric figures drawn…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Education, Foreign Countries
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Foste, Zak; Jones, Susan R. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how gender structured and informed the ways in which 10 undergraduate men experienced service-learning courses. Participant narratives underscore a perceived tension between dominant expectations of masculinity among men on campus and service-learning. In particular, service was largely understood as a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Males, Service Learning
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Miller, Ryan A.; Jones, Veronica A.; Reddick, Richard J.; Lowe, Tracie; Franks Flunder, Brandelyn; Hogan, Kristen; Rosal, Ana Ixchel – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
Universities increasingly call upon employees to educate campus community members on diversity, yet the experiences of these educators are rarely addressed. Via scholarly personal narratives, a team of diversity educators at a predominantly White research university shared their experiences facilitating diversity trainings while attempting to…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Multicultural Education, Facilitators (Individuals), Research Universities
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Sunaoka, Kazuko – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The focus of this research is on an international distance discussion class carried out in Chinese between university students in Japan, China and Taiwan using videoconferencing. Smiling was used as an interactional index in an analysis of the archival footage of the recordings of the discussion between native speakers (NS) of Chinese and…
Descriptors: Chinese, Distance Education, Native Speakers, Second Language Learning
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