EDPY 559 Week 8

Topic: Data analysis: Epistemology, reflexivity, and paradigms and Writing Quality Reports

  • Text: Creswell, J. W. (2013). Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches (Third Edition.). Sage Publications, Inc. Chp 2, 9, & 10
  • Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.). (2011). The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research (Fourth Edition.). SAGE Publications, Inc. Chp 6
  • Text: Rossman, G. B., & Rallis, S. F. (2012). Learning in the Field: An Introduction to Qualitative Research (Third Edition.). Sage Publications, Inc. Chp 2 & 12
  • Willis, J.W. (2007). World views, paradigms and the practice of social science research (Chapter 1). In Foundations of Qualitative Research: Interpretive and Critical Approaches (pp. 1-26). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  1. Epistemology/Reflexivity Paper is due next week in Blackboard Assignments.
  2. Post Research Approach Group Presentation Readings and Handout on designated Blackboard Discussion Board

Discussion Material
  1. Great Paradigm Jigsaw Handout
    • You will meet with your base paradigm group to compare your understanding, notes, and agree on what are the shared assumptions within your assigned paradigm.
    • Then you will meet with your Jigsaw group and share what each of you know about the paradigm that was assigned to you.
  2. Week 8 Activity A: Writing your Qualitative Research Report
  3. Writing habits
  4. Individual or Group Work Time

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