Approaches to inquiry in this chapter, we begin our detailed exploration of narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case studies for each approach, i pose a definition, briefly trace its history, explore types of stud- ies, introduce procedures involved in conducting a study,. My thesis contributes to the interpretation and construction of biographical case histories from ethnographic studies of identity and agency, as well as studies of youth, gender and ethnicity (eriksen, 2013 holland & leander, 2004 hull & greeno, 2006 mcleod & yates, 2006 nielsen, 1996 nielsen & rudberg, 2006 rysst. To do so, it uses the authors own experience while carrying out empirical research in an entrepreneurial firm for her doctoral dissertation 4 i argue that ethnographic case study research is an inherently subjective and emotionally charged method of inquiry given the sustained contact and the particular closeness that is. More than a decade after knoblauch's first publications on this method, there are precious few guides to focused ethnography in the english language, save one ( knoblauch 2005) at any rate, there are certainly no introductions to this methodology that also use edm scenes as a case study kühn's article was originally. Nature's classroom: an ethnographic case study of environmental education by dorothea jody owens a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy department of anthropology college of arts and sciences university of south florida co- major professor: karla. Thoroughly executed case studies is a discipline without systematic production of exemplars, and that a discipline without if you read such criticism of a certain methodology enough times, or if you hear your thesis advisers repeat it, you begin to believe of action-contexts pieces of ethnographic research like say, the. Investigating isixhosa language literacy practices in the foundation phase: an ethnographic case study in the western cape thumbnail view/open thesis ( 2063mb) this study investigated language literacy practices of grade 3 teachers and learners in the foundation phase where isixhosa was used as a medium of. Specifically, the thesis provided a multi-sited ethnographic case-study of three athenian crisis community currency movements this informed the first study of community currencies dealing with the nitty-gritty of practicing the alternative economy in so doing, it outlined what happens when emancipatory.
Electronic thesis and dissertation repository september 2014 navigating chinese and english multiliteracies across domains in canada: an ethnographic case study of culturally and linguistically diverse children's literacy practices xiaoxiao du the university of western ontario supervisor dr rachel heydon. The authors are experienced ethnographers who currently chair dissertation committees where a student has chosen a mini-ethnographic case study design keywords culture, ethnography, mini-ethnography, case study design, triangulation, data saturation creative commons license this work is. An ethnographic case study of a university community engagement programme of a public university in ghana thesis submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy at the university of leicester by iddrisu mahamadu tanko school of education university of leicester september 2015. Dissertations by an authorized administrator of scholar commons for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation lichterman, h l(2016) organizational perspective on implementing the residential curriculum approach: an ethnographic case study (doctoral dissertation.
This paper presents an ethnographic case study of a physics laboratory1 in the case this paper presents the first results of one of the four ethnographic case studies undertaken within the sub-project of “genderdynamics” that investigates physics in each thesis in this physics group is principally associated with one. Country roads take me: an ethnographic case study of college pathways among rural, first-generation students by sarah elizabeth beasley dr ted youn, dissertation chair abstract the purpose of this study was to examine college pathways or college access and success of rural, first-generation students. School dining hall is a place often neglected in research, and this thesis this is written as an ethnographic case study and adopts a social the thesis concludes that, like the traditional classroom, a school dining area also requires conscientious environmental adaptation in order for social learning opportunities. Survey research, ethnography, grounded theory (gt) and discourse analysis are methodologies analysis methods derived from these various see: http:// wwwcplseducubcca/content/dbhtml another example where atlasti has been employed for case study research is the thesis by isabelle kern (2004.
An ethnographic case study of transformative learning in leadership development a dissertation by linda chastain powell submitted to the office of graduate studies of texas a&m university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy. An ethnographic case study of young children's experiences of technology use at home and school vourloumi, georgia (2015) an ethnographic case study of young children's experiences of technology use at home and school doctoral thesis, durham university.
Although case study methods remain a controversial approach to data collection, they are widely recognised in many social of case study method in research becomes more prominent when issues with regard to education (gulsecen & kubat in particular, case studies of ethnographic or longitudinal nature can elicit a. Of the ethnographic case study the design of this research called for active inquiry through structured and unstructured interviews, direct observation of africentric education in action, and participation in extracurricular activities such as african cultural experiences and travel to cultural arenas such as shrines and african. Conversations with the community: an ethnography of two case studies highlighting community-research partnerships in springfield, ma a dissertation presented by vanessa esther martinez-renuncio submitted to the graduate school of the university of massachusetts.
Participant observer when working on her doctoral thesis: 'factors affecting the viability of electronic marketplaces: qualitative methods, such as ethnography , action research, case study research, were developed in a number of qualitative methods are open to the researcher, of which ethnography and case research. Get expert answers to your questions in case studies and more on researchgate, the professional network for scientists on researchgate where you can contact him directly i also attach my thesis where chapter 3 explains the use of case study methodology tales from the field: on writing ethnography chicago: the. This dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the early childhood and elementary education department at scholarworks @ georgia state the critical ethnographic case studies that developed were in a longitudinal qualitative case study of two pre-service teachers causey et al.
As a critical ethnographic case study approach is adopted an emphasis is placed upon understanding the particularity and complexity of the single case and, therefore, the thesis is duly cautious in how it generalizes its findings as is traditional of an ethnographic inquiry this thesis is rooted in thick description accompanied. A qualitative ethnographic case study: the integration of a place-based, service learning program in standards-based classrooms by patricia l woods a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of education field of educational leadership at the drexel university. Ethnographic case study of a high school science classroom: strategies in stem education a dissertation by lucinda nicanora sohn this dissertation meets the standards for scope and quality of texas a&m university-corpus christi and is hereby approved bryant e. 4-th edition, 2009 a very extensive summary of robert k yin's famous book case study research: design and methods 4-th edition, 2009 this incorrectly confuses the case study method with a specific method of data collection, such as ethnography or participant observation case studies are a form of inquiry that.