A Journey Through Qualitative Research
From Design to Reporting
- Stéphanie Gaudet - University of Ottawa, Canada, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
- Dominique Robert - University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
This hands-on guide takes students from start-to-finish through the research process while showcasing the complexities and interrelationships of different methods, schools of thought, and associated analytical strategies.
Encouraging students to think of qualitative research as a flexible, cyclical process rather than a linear one, this book offers a panoramic strategy and dynamic approach to qualitative research that accommodates the fluid nature of research and accounts for lessons learned through lived experience. With an emphasis on the analysis stage—within case, across case, and the dialogue between these insights and existing literature—it uses concrete applications to show how your methodological decisions translate into practice.
- Forming, defending, and evaluating research questions
- Choosing a research approach
- Ensuring ethically sound research
- Collecting quality data
- Analyzing data in layers
- Reporting research results
Through a conversational tone that unpacks key vocabulary and acts as a companion supervisor, this book equips you to traverse every step of the qualitative research journey.
Great introduction to qualitative research methods. I find the section on analysis extremely informative and helpful - also I appreciate the online resources for instructors which I personally use for my classes.
a well-designed and well-written textbook that will support students at different levels very well
The process of research can be daunting for students and the choice of approach and methods a challenge. As a strong advocate of qualitative research I have found this book to be well presented, thoughtful and full of great advice and explanation that will guide any student down their chosen research path. A very useful addition to a researcher's library.
this is a really useful resource- students very often misunderstand the nature of qualitative research and this provides a solid framework for them to develop their knowledge
An excellent book to support students through their individual qualitative reserach