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About the Author
Johnny Saldaña is Professor Emeritus of Theatre from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts’ School of Film, Dance, and Theatre at Arizona State University. He has been involved in the field of theatre as a teacher educator, director, playwright, and qualitative researcher. Saldaña’s research methods have been used and cited internationally for studies in K-12 and higher education, the fine arts, business, technology, social sciences, government, social services, communication, human development, sport, health care, and medicine. He is the author of Longitudinal Qualitative Research: Analyzing Change Through Time (AltaMira Press, 2003), recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Book Award from the National Communication Association’s Ethnography Division; Ethnodrama: An Anthology of Reality Theatre (AltaMira Press, 2005), an edited collection of ethnographic-based plays; The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (Sage Publications, 2009; second edition, 2013), a handbook on qualitative data analysis; Fundamentals of Qualitative Research (Oxford University Press, 2011), a commissioned introductory textbook and volume one of the Understanding Qualitative Research series; Ethnotheatre: Research from Page to Stage (Left Coast Press, 2011), a playwriting primer for performance ethnography and recipient of the American Educational Research Association’s Qualitative Research Special Interest Group’s 2012 Outstanding Book Award; and Qualitative Data Analysis: A Methods Sourcebook, third edition (Sage Publications, 2014), a commissioned update and revision of the late Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman’s second edition (1994) book, Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook.
Matt Omasta is Associate Professor and Theatre Education Program Director at Utah State University. He received his BA from Ithaca College, his MA from Emerson College, and his PhD from Arizona State University. He is the author of Play, Performance, and Identity: How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces (Routledge), Playwriting and Young Audiences (Intellect), and numerous articles in journals including Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, Youth Theatre Journal, Theatre for Young Audiences Today, Theatre Topics, and the International Journal of Education and the Arts among others. Omasta's work has been recognized by honors including the Founders' Award from the Educational Theatre Association, the Lin Wright Special Recognition Award and the Research Award from the American Alliance for Theatre & Education, and the Arts and Learning Special Interest Group (A & L SIG) Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Table of ContentsList of DisplaysPreface The Organization and Through-Line of the Book The Coauthors’ Approach To the InstructorAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsPART IANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATAChapter 1Introduction: Analyzing Life Introduction Developing Fundamental Qualitative Analytic Skills On Qualitative Data Analysisand Life Closure and Transition Resources for an Introduction to Qualitative Analysis Analytic Exercises Sample Data for AnalysisChapter 2Analyzing Field Sites Introduction On Culture Observation Settings The Observer’s Frames Field Notes Technical Matters of Fieldwork and Field Notes Analyzing Observations of Social Life Closure and Transition Resources for Participant Observation Analytic Exercises for Participant Observation Sample Field Notes for AnalysisChapter 3Analyzing Documents, Artifacts, and Visual Materials Introduction On Values, Attitudes, and Beliefs Analyzing Manifest and Latent Contents The Materials and Meanings of Human Production Analyzing Documents Analyzing Artifacts Analyzing Visual Materials The Routines, Rituals, Rules, Roles, and Relationships in Documents, Artifacts, and Visual Materials Closure and Transition Resources for Analyzing Documents, Artifacts, and Visual Materials Analytic Exercises for Documents, Artifacts, and Visual Materials Sample PhotographChapter 4Analyzing Interviews: Preparing, Conducting, and Transcribing Introduction Types of Interviews Participant Selection Interview Preparation, Scheduling, and Arrangements Asking Questions Transcribing Closure and Transition Analytic Exercises for InterviewingChapter 5Analyzing Interviews: Condensing and Coding Introduction Interview Condensation Analyzing Interviews Through Codes and Coding Closure and Transition Resources for Interviewing Analytic Exercises for Interviewing Sample Interview TranscriptPART IIANALYZING THE FRAMEWORKChapter 6Analyzing Qualitative Methodologies Introduction Theoretical Premises of Qualitative Research A Rationale for Qualitative Research Selected Methodologies of Qualitative Research and Analysis Mixed Methods On Genres Closure and Transition Resources for Analyzing Qualitative Research Methodologies Analytic Exercises for Qualitative Research Methodologies Appendix ReadingsChapter 7Analyzing Qualitative Research Design Introduction Researching and Analyzing the Topic Analyzing the Literature Research Questions Site Selection Participant Selection Data Collection Methods Data Analysis Methods Presentation Modes Timeline Design Conceptual Frameworks Closure and Transition Resources for Analyzing Qualitative Research Design Analytic Exercises for Qualitative Research Design Outline for a Qualitative Research ProposalChapter 8Analyzing Research Ethics Introduction The Rules of Research Institutional Review Boards Researcher and Participant Relationships Analyzing Ethical Ambiguity Closure and Transition Resources for Research Ethics Analytic Exercises for Research EthicsPART IIIANALYTIC ASSEMBLAGEChapter 9Analytic Synthesis: Condensing, Patterning, and Unifying Introduction On Synthesis Condensing Large Amounts of Data Patterning Textual and Visual Materials Unifying Seemingly Different Things Closure and Transition Analytic Exercises for Analytic SynthesisChapter 10Analytic Synthesis: Understanding, Interpreting, and Theorizing Introduction Understanding Social Processes of Human Action, Reaction, and Interaction Interpreting the Routines, Rituals, Rules, Roles, and Relationships of Social Life Theorizing CAQDAS On Credibility and Trustworthiness Closure and Transition Resources for Analytic Synthesis Analytic Exercises for Analytic Synthesis Sample Data for Analytic SynthesisChapter 11Analytic Write-Ups Introduction Stylistic Approaches to Research Writing On Writing About the Major Elements of a Study Journal Article Submission and Publication Closure and Transition Resources for Analytic Write-Ups Analytic Exercises for Write-Ups Sample Abstracts for AnalysisChapter 12Analytic Presentations Introduction Paper Presentations Poster Presentations Dramatic/Staged Readings Presenting Data Effectively Professional Networking Closure and Transition Resources for Presenting Qualitative Research Analytic Exercises for PresentationsChapter 13Closure: Leading an Analytic Life Introduction Learning More About Qualitative Research On Professional Development Analysis as a Lens, Filter, and Angle on Life Closure Resources for Leading an Analytic Life Analytic Exercises for Leading an Analytic LifeAppendixThree Representative Articles in Qualitative ResearchIntroduction“On the Bus With Vonnie Lee: Explorations in Life History and Metaphor”Discussion Topics and Activities for “On the Bus With Vonnie Lee”“Nightmares, Demons, and Slaves: Exploring the Painful Metaphors of Workplace Bullying”Discussion Topics and Activities for “Nightmares, Demons, and Slaves”“‘They Think Minority Means Lesser Than’: Black Middle-Class Sons and Fathers Resisting Microaggressions in the School”Discussion Topics and Activities for “They Think Minority Means Lesser Than”GlossaryReferencesIndex