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Theory & Research Design: Recap

Dr. Sharon Ravitch was our March 2020 Mentor-in-Residence, and what a month it was! We started out thinking that our focus would be on theory and research design, with a well-deserved feature on the new edition of the new edition of Qualitative Research: Bridging the Conceptual, Theoretical, and Methodological. However, the world had other plans! […]

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Basics of Theory: A Brief, Plain Language, Introduction

Throughout March we have explored research design, with a focus on theory and conceptual frameworks. Find the unfolding series here. Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis, co-authors of Practical Mapping for Applied Research and Program Evaluation, were previous Mentors-in-residence. See their previous posts using this link.  Why worry about theory? In 1976, (yes, a few decades ago) the band […]

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Research Design in Qualitative Research

Throughout March we will explore research design, with a focus on theory and conceptual frameworks. Find the unfolding series here. This post is from this month’s Mentor in Residence, Sharon Ravitch. Qualitative research design is, most basically, the way that you, as a researcher, articulate, plan for, and set up the doing of your study. Research […]

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