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Mastering The Semi Structured Interview And Beyond

Author : Anne Galletta
ISBN : 9780814732939
Genre : Psychology
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Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond offers an in-depth and captivating step-by-step guide to the use of semi-structured interviews in qualitative research. By tracing the life of an actual research project–an exploration of a school district's effort over 40 years to address racial equality–as a consistent example threaded across the volume, Anne Galletta shows in concrete terms how readers can approach the planning and execution of their own new research endeavor, and illuminates unexpected real-life challenges they may confront and how to address them. The volume offers a close look at the inductive nature of qualitative research, the use of researcher reflexivity, and the systematic and iterative steps involved in data collection, analysis, and interpretation. It offers guidance on how to develop an interview protocol, including the arrangement of questions and ways to evoke analytically rich data. Particularly useful for those who may be familiar with qualitative research but have not yet conducted a qualitative study, Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond will serve both undergraduate and graduate students as well as more advanced scholars seeking to incorporate this key methodological approach into their repertoire. Anne Galletta is Associate Professor at the College of Education and Human Services at Cleveland State University. William E. Cross, Jr. is the author of Shades of Black: Diversity in African-American Identity. In the Qualitative Studies in Psychology series

Handbook Of Practical Program Evaluation

Author : Kathryn E. Newcomer
ISBN : 9781118893692
Genre : Business & Economics
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The leading program evaluation reference, updated with the latest tools and techniques The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation provides tools for managers and evaluators to address questions about the performance of public and nonprofit programs. Neatly integrating authoritative, high-level information with practicality and readability, this guide gives you the tools and processes you need to analyze your program's operations and outcomes more accurately. This new fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, with new coverage of the latest evaluation methods, including: Culturally responsive evaluation Adopting designs and tools to evaluate multi-service community change programs Using role playing to collect data Using cognitive interviewing to pre-test surveys Coding qualitative data You'll discover robust analysis methods that produce a more accurate picture of program results, and learn how to trace causality back to the source to see how much of the outcome can be directly attributed to the program. Written by award-winning experts at the top of the field, this book also contains contributions from the leading evaluation authorities among academics and practitioners to provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference on the topic. Valid and reliable data constitute the bedrock of accurate analysis, and since funding relies more heavily on program analysis than ever before, you cannot afford to rely on weak or outdated methods. This book gives you expert insight and leading edge tools that help you paint a more accurate picture of your program's processes and results, including: Obtaining valid, reliable, and credible performance data Engaging and working with stakeholders to design valuable evaluations and performance monitoring systems Assessing program outcomes and tracing desired outcomes to program activities Providing robust analyses of both quantitative and qualitative data Governmental bodies, foundations, individual donors, and other funding bodies are increasingly demanding information on the use of program funds and program results. The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation shows you how to collect and present valid and reliable data about programs.

Organizational Research

Author : David M. Boje
ISBN : 9781351795265
Genre : Business & Economics
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‘Organizational research methods’ (ORM) are making an ontological turn by studying the nature of Being, becoming, and the meaning of existence in the world. For example, without ontology, there is no ‘ground’ and no ‘theory’ in Grounded Theory (GT). This book explores ten ways to develop fourth wave GT that is grounded and theory. 1st wave GT commits inductive fallacy inference, 2nd wave GT bandaids it with positivistic content coding. 3rd wave GT turns to social constructivism, but this leaves out the materiality and ecology of existence. The first three waves do not address falsification or verification. There is another theme. Qualitative research methods is a discipline craft, not mere science or something that automated text analysis software can displace. Quantiative narrative analysis (QDA) is one more way to colonize and marginalize indigenous ways of knowing (IWOK). Without an ontological turn, its the death of storytelling predicted by Walter Benjamin and Gertrude Stein predicted. The good news is Western Empirical Science is beginning to listen to IWOK-Native Science experiential living story method of relations not only to other humans but to other animals, plants, to living air, water, and earth in living ecosystem of an enchanted world There is a gap in the qualitative research methodology practices and comprehensive advanced approaches causing a split between practice and theory. So called Grounded Theory (inductive positivism) . Organizational Research: Storytelling in Action is about how to conduct ten kinds of ontological Research Methods and conduct their interpretative analyses, for organization studies, in an ethically answerable way. It is aimed at people who want a more ‘advanced’ treatment than available in so-called Grounded Theory or automated narrative analysis books.

The Identity Suitcase And Beyond

Author : Mark A. Rademacher
ISBN : WISC:89090072877
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Beyond The Given Frame

Author : Lillian J. Kelly
ISBN : OCLC:801548539
Genre : Photojournalism
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This journalism master's project includes a professional work component and a research component. The professional work component details the author's experiences working as a photojournalist rephotographing some of John Collier's work and exploring the Navajo culture in northwestern New Mexico. Includes field notes and examples of work. In the research component the author examines Navajo viewers' perspectives of John Collier, Jr. as well as his work about the Navajo community. The author conducted semi-structured interviews with seven Navajo viewers of Collier's work. The author concludes that "in giving voice to the community Collier documented, it's become clear that regardless of where a photographer falls on the insider-outsider spectrum, the resulting work may be considered valuable by the subjects." (p. 59) Includes a literature review and interview transcripts.

Proceeding Of The International Conference On Psychology Of Resilience 2011

Author : Aries Yulianto
ISBN : WISC:89113592992
Genre : Resilience (Personality trait)
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Multimedia Technologies And Future Applications

Author : R. I. Damper
ISBN : UOM:39015032920145
Genre : Multimedia systems
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Beyond Icdps

Author : Daigo Koga
ISBN : UOM:39015062479756
Genre : Ecological assessment (Biology)
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Beyond The Mind Body Dualism

Author : Evy Zacharacopoulou
ISBN : 044452164X
Genre : Medical
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Beyond the Mind-Body Dualism: Psychoanalysis and the Human Body is the result of the proceedings of the The 6th Delphi International Psychoanalytical Symposium, held in Greece. The Symposium gathered many contemporary psychoanalysts and neuroscientists to deal with the latest scientific approaches and correlations between the two sciences. Some of the subjects which were developed during the Symposium are: Psychoanalytic affect theory in the light of neurobiological findings, The Body and the Sense of Reality, The Body and the World, Experience-dependent brain plasticity, A neuroscience perspective on transference, Differentiation, object relation and microprocesses of identification through the mother-infant bodily relationship, A neurobiological perspective on mentalizing and internal object relations in trauma¬tized borderline patients. This book will be interesting to psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, child psychiatrists, psychotherapists, psycho¬logists, neurobiologists and students alike.

Studying Youth Media And Gender In Post Liberalisation India

Author : Nadja-Christina Schneider
ISBN : 9783865965356
Genre : Gang rape
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This volume aims to look both at as well as beyond the ‘Delhi Gang Rape’ through the lens of Indian Media Studies. The editors consider it a critical event, or rather critical media event that needs to be contextualized within a rapidly changing, diversifying and globalizing Indian society which is as much confronted with new ruptures, asymmetries and inequalities as it may still be shaped by the old-established structures of a patriarchal social order. But the volume also looks beyond the ‘Delhi Gang Rape’ and introduces other related thematic areas of an emerging research field which links Youth, Media and Gender Studies.

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