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Qualitative research in education

This guide is for those interested in qualitative methods as applied to education including interviewing and ethnography.

Background information

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SAGE Research Methods is a tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. Users can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1028 .H3144 2012
4th ed. Los Angeles : SAGE, c2011.
Green Library » Stacks » H62 .H2455 2011

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2847 .M38 2018
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1034 .R635 2018
Fourth edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1028 .M396 2016
Rotterdam [Netherlands] ; Boston : Sense Publishers, c2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC2731 .H83 2014
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » H62 .R344 2012


Cedarville, OH : Cedarville University, c2007-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » H62 .A1 J66 V.13 2018/2019
"The Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research is a peer-reviewed periodical, publishing scholarly articles that address topics relating directly to empirical qualitative research and conceptual articles addressing topics related to qualitative inquiry."


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
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Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
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Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
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"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related Databases

[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.