Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education: Fundamental Elements and Issues
Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education illuminates the complex nature of qualitative research, while attending to issues of application. This text addresses the fundamentals of research through discussion of strategies, ethical issues, and challenges in higher education. In addition to walking through the methodological steps, this text considers the conceptual reasons behind qualitative research and explores how to conduct qualitative research that is rigorous, thoughtful, and theoretically coherent. Seasoned researchers Jones, Torres, and Arminio combine high-level theory with practical applications and examples, showing how research in higher education can produce improved learning outcomes for students, especially those who have been historically marginalized. This book will help students in higher education and Student Affairs graduate programs to cultivate an appreciation for the complexity and ambiguity of the research and the ways to think thorough questions and tensions that emerge in the process.
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Why is a second edition of our book on qualitative research particular to the context of higher education necessary? The first edition was written at a time ...
The second set of questions and/or activities is particular to the research process with the idea that the reader may read the chapters sequentially and, ...
In this context, he defined paradigms as models “from which spring particular coherent traditions of scientific research” (p. 10). He went on to write, ...
piece of apparatus and to use it in a particular way carries an assumption that only certain sorts of circumstance will arise” (p. 59).
comparison have a universal use, but in fact they can represent a particular research paradigm. As interpreters of reality instead of solely being in ...
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Meeting the Obligations of High Quality Inquiry
Incorporating Theoretical Perspectives
Perspectives on Sampling
Challenges in Collecting Data
Issues in Analysis and Interpretation
Anticipating and Navigating Ethical Issues
Lessons Learned and Future Directions
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Susan R. Jones,Vasti Torres,Jan L. Arminio
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