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Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research

Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research Author Margarete Sandelowski
ISBN-10 9780826156945
Release 2007-01
Pages 284
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Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research

Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research Author Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 0826156959
Release 2006-07-24
Pages 312
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! Written for graduate-level students and faculty in health care science disciplines, this handbook will help you integrate the findings in reports of primary qualitative studies as well as extrapolate the methods and techniques used to create a qualitative research synthesis. Using reports of studies in two domains of research and across behavior, social science, and practice disciplines, this handbook will help you: Locate qualitative research synthesis in qualitative research, research synthesis, research utilization, and evidence-based practice Locate the qualitative research synthesis enterprise in reading and writing practices Differentiate qualitative research synthesis from other forms of inquiry Formulate significant research problems and purposes for a qualitative research synthesis study Design credible qualitative research synthesis studies that fit available resources Conduct comprehensive searches for primary qualitative research reports in a target domain of inquiry Conduct judicious appraisals of these qualitative research reports Compare and classify findings across qualitative research reports Select methodological approaches appropriate to the content and form of the qualitative research findings Use qualitative metasummary and metasynthesis techniques to integrate qualitative research findings Optimize the validity of qualitative research synthesis studies Present the results of qualitative research synthesis studies in effective, audience-appropriate ways



Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research

Handbook for Synthesizing Qualitative Research Author Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826156945
Release 2006-07-24
Pages 312
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! Written for graduate-level students and faculty in health care science disciplines, this handbook will help you integrate the findings in reports of primary qualitative studies as well as extrapolate the methods and techniques used to create a qualitative research synthesis. Using reports of studies in two domains of research and across behavior, social science, and practice disciplines, this handbook will help you: Locate qualitative research synthesis in qualitative research, research synthesis, research utilization, and evidence-based practice Locate the qualitative research synthesis enterprise in reading and writing practices Differentiate qualitative research synthesis from other forms of inquiry Formulate significant research problems and purposes for a qualitative research synthesis study Design credible qualitative research synthesis studies that fit available resources Conduct comprehensive searches for primary qualitative research reports in a target domain of inquiry Conduct judicious appraisals of these qualitative research reports Compare and classify findings across qualitative research reports Select methodological approaches appropriate to the content and form of the qualitative research findings Use qualitative metasummary and metasynthesis techniques to integrate qualitative research findings Optimize the validity of qualitative research synthesis studies Present the results of qualitative research synthesis studies in effective, audience-appropriate ways



Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Author Brett Smith
ISBN-10 9781317646914
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 496
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The last two decades have witnessed a proliferation of qualitative research in sport and exercise. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is the first book to offer an in-depth survey of established and emerging qualitative methods, from conceptual first principles to practice and process. Written and edited by a team of world-leading researchers, and some of the best emerging talents, the book introduces a range of research traditions within which qualitative researchers work. It explores the different methods used to collect and analyse data, offering rationales for why each method might be chosen and guidance on how to employ each technique successfully. It also introduces important contemporary debates and goes further than any other book in exploring new methods, concepts, and future directions, such as sensory research, digital research, visual methods, and how qualitative research can generate impact. Cutting-edge, timely and comprehensive, the Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise is an essential reference for any student or scholar using qualitative methods in sport and exercise-related research.



Meta Ethnography

Meta Ethnography Author George W. Noblit
ISBN-10 0803930232
Release 1988-02-01
Pages 88
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This provocative volume deals with one of the chief criticisms of ethnographic studies, a criticism which centres on their particularism or their insistence on context -- the question is asked: How can these studies be generalized beyond the individual case? Noblit and Hare propose a method -- meta-ethnography -- for synthesizing from qualitative, interpretive studies. They show that ethnographies themselves are interpretive acts, and demonstrate that by translating metaphors and key concepts between ethnographic studies, it is possible to develop a broader interpretive synthesis. Using examples from numerous studies, the authors illuminate how meta-ethnography works, isolate several types of meta-ethnographic study and provide a theoretica



The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Author Norman K. Denzin
ISBN-10 9781506365442
Release 2017-01-05
Pages 992
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The substantially updated and revised Fifth Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research by editors Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln presents the state-of-the-art theory and practice of qualitative inquiry. Representing top scholars from around the world, the editors and contributors continue the tradition of synthesizing existing literature, defining the present, and shaping the future of qualitative research. The Fifth Edition contains 19 new chapters, with 16 revised—making it virtually a new volume—while retaining six classic chapters from previous editions. New contributors to this edition include Jamel K. Donnor and Gloria Ladson-Billings; Margaret Kovach; Paula Saukko; Bryant Keith Alexander; Thomas A. Schwandt and Emily F. Gates; Johnny Saldaña; Uwe Flick; Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Maggie MacLure, and Jasmine Ulmer; Maria Elena Torre, Brett G. Stoudt, Einat Manoff, and Michelle Fine; Jack Bratich; Svend Brinkmann; Eric Margolis and Renu Zunjarwad; Annette N. Markham; Alecia Y. Jackson and Lisa A. Mazzei; Jonathan Wyatt, Ken Gale, Susanne Gannon, and Bronwyn Davies; Janice Morse; Peter Dahler-Larsen; Mark Spooner; and David A. Westbrook.



Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research

Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research Author Cheryl Tatano Beck
ISBN-10 9781136703409
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 680
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Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art and science of qualitative research in nursing. The first part begins by addressing the significance of qualitative inquiry to the development of nursing knowledge, and then goes on to explore in depth programs of qualitative nursing research. The second section focuses on a wide range of core qualitative methods, from descriptive phenomenology, through to formal grounded theory and to ethnography, and narrative research. The third section highlights key issues and controversies in contemporary qualitative nursing research, including discussion of ethical and political issues, evidence-based practice and Internet research. The final section takes a unique look at qualitative nursing research as it is practiced throughout the world with chapters on countries and regions from the UK and Europe, North America, Australasia, Latin America, to Japan, China, and Korea. With an international selection of established scholars contributing, this is an essential overview and will help to propel qualitative research in nursing well into the twenty-first century. It is an invaluable reference for all nursing researchers.



The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology Author Heith Copes
ISBN-10 9781135114947
Release 2015-03-02
Pages 312
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Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related social control efforts. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology signals this momentum as the first major reference work dedicated to crime ethnography and related fieldwork orientations. Synthesizing the foremost topics and issues in qualitative criminology into a single definitive work, the Handbook provides a "first-look" reference source for scholars and students alike. The collection features twenty original chapters on leading qualitative crime research strategies, the complexities of collecting and analyzing qualitative data, and the ethical propriety of researching active criminals and incarcerated offenders. Contributions from both established luminaries and talented emerging scholars highlight the traditions and emerging trends in qualitative criminology through authoritative overviews and "lived experience" examples. Comprehensive and current, The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology promises to be a sound reference source for academics, students and practitioners as ethnography and fieldwork realize continued growth throughout the 21st Century.



Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology

Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology Author H. Russell Bernard
ISBN-10 9780759120723
Release 2014-07-08
Pages 822
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Draws on both science and humanism to explore the scope of contemporary anthropological fieldwork in practice. This thoroughly revised second edition also features new chapters addressing online ethnography; mixed methods and social survey research; and network and geospatial analysis.



Qualitative Research in Education

Qualitative Research in Education Author Marilyn Lichtman
ISBN-10 9781452289519
Release 2012-01-20
Pages 368
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Qualitative Research in Education: A User's Guide, Third Edition continues to bring together the essential elements of qualitative research, including traditions and influences in the field and practical, step-by-step coverage of each stage of the research process. Synthesizing the best thinking on conducting qualitative research in education, Marilyn Lichtman uses a conversational writing style that draws readers into the excitement of the research process.



Handbook of Research on Science Education

Handbook of Research on Science Education Author Norman G. Lederman
ISBN-10 9781136221965
Release 2014-07-11
Pages 970
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Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives. The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. The volume is organized around six themes: theory and methods of science education research; science learning; culture, gender, and society and science learning; science teaching; curriculum and assessment in science; science teacher education. Each chapter presents an integrative review of the research on the topic it addresses—pulling together the existing research, working to understand the historical trends and patterns in that body of scholarship, describing how the issue is conceptualized within the literature, how methods and theories have shaped the outcomes of the research, and where the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps are in the literature. Providing guidance to science education faculty and graduate students and leading to new insights and directions for future research, the Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II is an essential resource for the entire science education community.



Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction

Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction Author Richard E. Mayer
ISBN-10 9781317566922
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 596
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During the past 30 years, researchers have made exciting progress in the science of learning (i.e., how people learn) and the science of instruction (i.e., how to help people learn). This second edition of the Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction is intended to provide an overview of these research advances. With chapters written by leading researchers from around the world, this volume examines learning and instruction in a variety of learning environments including in classrooms and out of classrooms, and with a variety of learners including K-16 students and adult learners. Contributors to this volume demonstrate how and why educational practice should be guided by research evidence concerning what works in instruction. The Handbook is written at a level that is appropriate for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners interested in an evidence-based approach to learning and instruction. The book is divided into two sections: learning and instruction. The learning section consists of chapters on how people learn in reading, writing, mathematics, science, history, second language, and physical education, as well as how people acquire the knowledge and processes required for critical thinking, studying, self-regulation, and motivation. The instruction section consists of chapters on effective instructional methods—feedback, examples, questioning, tutoring, visualizations, simulations, inquiry, discussion, collaboration, peer modeling, and adaptive instruction. Each chapter in this second edition of the Handbook has been thoroughly revised to integrate recent advances in the field of educational psychology. Two chapters have been added to reflect advances in both helping students develop learning strategies and using technology to individualize instruction. As with the first edition, this updated volume showcases the best research being done on learning and instruction by traversing a broad array of academic domains, learning constructs, and instructional methods.



SAGE Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social Behavioral Research

SAGE Handbook of Mixed Methods in Social   Behavioral Research Author Abbas Tashakkori
ISBN-10 9781412972666
Release 2010-06-21
Pages 893
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Rev. ed. of: Handbook of mixed methods in social & behavioral research.



Meta Study of Qualitative Health Research

Meta Study of Qualitative Health Research Author Barbara L. Paterson
ISBN-10 0761924159
Release 2001-06-01
Pages 162
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Meta-study is an exciting new opportunity for the analysis and synthesis of qualitative research findings. Over the last two decades, a wide range of methods and approaches originating from the social and health sciences have provided a wealth of new knowledge sources from which to develop theory. This book provides step-by-step directions for how to conduct a meta-study, as well as recommendations for tools and standards for the application of this approach. Meta-study entails an exhaustive analysis of the theory, method, and findings of research in a substantive area. These analytic processes form the foundation upon which a credible synthesis of new knowledge can be explored. Meta-study permits investigators to: { look beyond individual findings { critically interpret variations and contradictions in the body of available research { move toward the potential for knowledge synthesis The authors of this timely volume: { differentiate between meta-analysis and meta-synthesis { write in a how-to style { illustrate each step with examples from their own meta-study projects in the substantive field of chronic illness { use their own experience with performing a meta-study to explain the process, including past mistakes and retrospective insight



Qualitative Research Practice

Qualitative Research Practice Author Jane Ritchie
ISBN-10 9781446296202
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 456
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Why use qualitative methods? What kinds of questions can qualitative methods help you answer? How do you actually do rigorous and reflective qualitative research in the real world? Written by a team of leading researchers associated with NatCen Social Research (the National Centre for Social Research) this textbook leads students and researchers through the entire process of qualitative research from beginning to end - moving through design, sampling, data collection, analysis and reporting. In this fully revised second edition you will find: A practical account of how to carry out qualitative research which recognises a range of current approaches and applications A brand new chapter on ethics A brand new chapter on observational research Updated advice on using software when analysing your qualitative data New case studies which illustrate issues you may encounter and how problems have been tackled by other researchers. This book is an ideal guide for students, practitioners and researchers faced with the challenges of doing qualitative research in both applied and academic settings in messy real-life contexts.



Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions

Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Author Julian P. T. Higgins
ISBN-10 0470699515
Release 2008-11-24
Pages 672
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Healthcare providers, consumers, researchers and policy makers are inundated with unmanageable amounts of information, including evidence from healthcare research. It has become impossible for all to have the time and resources to find, appraise and interpret this evidence and incorporate it into healthcare decisions. Cochrane Reviews respond to this challenge by identifying, appraising and synthesizing research-based evidence and presenting it in a standardized format, published in The Cochrane Library (www.thecochranelibrary.com). The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions contains methodological guidance for the preparation and maintenance of Cochrane intervention reviews. Written in a clear and accessible format, it is the essential manual for all those preparing, maintaining and reading Cochrane reviews. Many of the principles and methods described here are appropriate for systematic reviews applied to other types of research and to systematic reviews of interventions undertaken by others. It is hoped therefore that this book will be invaluable to all those who want to understand the role of systematic reviews, critically appraise published reviews or perform reviews themselves.



The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology Author Carla Willig
ISBN-10 9781526422866
Release 2017-06-20
Pages 664
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One of our bestselling handbooks, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, is back for a second edition, with updated chapters and three new chapters introduced on Thematic Analysis, Interpretation and Netnography.