Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach / Edition 2
Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach, Second Edition provides researchers and students witha user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. A bestseller in its First Edition, this invaluable book presents an innovative approach to the components of design and how they interact with each other. The text presents a clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components and highlights key design issues. Based on a course the author taught for seven years at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the work is written in an informal, jargon-free style and incorporates many examples and hands-on exercises.
Preface Preface to the First Edition 1. A Model for Qualitative Research Design 2. Goals: Why Are You Doing This Study? 3. Conceptual Framework: What Do You Think Is Going On? 4. Research Questions: What Do You Want to Understand? 5. Methods: What Will You Actually Do? 6. Validity: How Might You Be Wrong? 7. Research Proposals: Presenting and Justifying a Qualitative Study Appendix: An Example of a Qualitative Proposal References Index About the Author