O'Reilly logo

Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research by Deirdre Barron, Margaret Zeegers

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

6

Milestone 6

Method

Abstract

Research method is a way of conducting research, a sort of package of strategies for gathering data. Method is not the same as methodology, and writing two separate chapters for each of these will help to ensure that the difference between them is maintained, but this is not necessary. You will make your own decisions regarding whether to address both in the same chapter or not. It is also useful to have a section in this chapter headed Technique, such as doing a survey or interviewing research participants. Some of the more common methods in qualitative research are case study, ethnography, document analysis, discourse analysis, and narrative enquiry. The selection of method will be informed by the methodology ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required