Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences With Research

Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences With Research

by Victor Minichiello
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412956773

ISBN-13: 9781412956772

Pub. Date: 02/10/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences with Research takes a fresh approach to teaching qualitative research. Authors Victor Minichiello and Jeffrey Kottler share stories of student qualitative research experiences that reveal the struggles, the joys, the discoveries, and the surprises that take place during the qualitative

Overview

Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences with Research takes a fresh approach to teaching qualitative research. Authors Victor Minichiello and Jeffrey Kottler share stories of student qualitative research experiences that reveal the struggles, the joys, the discoveries, and the surprises that take place during the qualitative research journey. By studying examples of student research (including obstacles and how they were overcome), readers learn through the real-life experiences of other students. Throughout the textbook, the authors offer pragmatic guidance for what works and what does not work, along with suggested solutions.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides the nuts and bolts of qualitative research in Part I
  • Includes a dozen "qualitative journeys,” narratives that tell the story of research studies, how they evolved, what was involved, and how they were conceived and conducted
  • Focuses on research from the perspective of student experiences and demonstrates the partnership between students and their mentors
  • Includes domestic and international examples of qualitative studies and real-life stories that convey the excitement and meaning of research
  • Considers the lessons learned and the main themes derived from all the qualitative journeys

Qualitative Journeys: Student and Mentor Experiences with Research is appropriate for use as a supplement or core text for courses in Qualitative Research, Counseling Research Methods, or Social Work Research Methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412956772
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/10/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The Personal Nature of Qualitative Research - Victor Minichiello, Jeffrey A. Kottler
An Overview of the Qualitative Journey: Reviewing Basic Concepts - Victor Minichiello, Jeffrey A. Kottler
Locating and Understanding Voices in Narrative Inquiry: A Journey of Discovery - Myfanwy Maple, Helen Edwards
Radical Reflexivity in Qualitative Research - David Leary, Victor Minichiello, Jeffrey A. Kottler
An Epidemiologist Learns Grounded Theory - Kiran Regmi, Jeffrey A. Kottler
When Serendipity Meets Opportunity: Qualitative Dimensions of Teacher Perceptions - LeAnn G. Putney, Connie L. Malin
Online Dating and Mating: Methodological and Personal Reflection on Our Journey - Danielle Couch, Pranee Liamputtong
Student, Supervisor, Researcher, Researched: Relationships and the Qualitative Research Journey - Wendy Hu, Carol Grbich
Exploring the Meaning and Function of Music in the Lives of Older People - Terrence Hays, Victor Minichiello
Through My Eyes: Conducting Research as a Vision Impaired Researcher - Theresa Smith-Ruig, Alison Sheridan
Encounters With Comforting Uncertainties: Understanding Unobtrusive Methods - John Scott, Raymond Donovan
A Transgender’s Qualitative Journey: Deconstructing Gender-Based Social Opprobrium - Stacee Reicherzer, Dana L. Comstock
Lessons From My First Focus Group Project - Suzanne Lunn, Larry Smith
Discourses Analysis: Effects on the Researchers - Pol Dominic McCann, Victor Minichiello
Integrating Theory and Method to Promote Social Change: Young Women and Physical Activity - Heidi Gilchrist, Gerard Sullivan
Focus Group Methodology: Being Guided on a Journey From Novice to Expert - Jane Phillips, Patricia Davidson
Prominent Themes and Lessons Learned - Jeffrey A. Kottler, Victor Minichiello

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