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Sharan B. Merriam is professor of adult education at the University of Georgia. She is the author, coauthor, or editor of numerous books, including Learning in Adulthood, The Profession and Practice of Adult Education, and Third Update on Adult Learning Theory (New Directions fodesign and implementationr Adult and Continuing Education).
Table of Contents
|The Author||p. xv|
|The Design of Qualitative Research||p. 1|
|What is Qualitative Research?||p. 3|
|Types of Qualitative Research||p. 21|
|Qualitative Case Study Research||p. 39|
|Designing Your Study and Selecting a Sample||p. 55|
|Collecting Qualitative Data||p. 85|
|Conducting Effective Interviews||p. 87|
|Being a Careful Observer||p. 117|
|Mining Data from Documents||p. 139|
|Analyzing and Reporting Qualitative Data||p. 165|
|Qualitative Data Analysis||p. 169|
|Dealing with Validity, Reliability, and Ethics||p. 209|
|Writing Qualitative Research Reports||p. 237|
|Appendix: The Methodology Section of a Qualitative Research Study||p. 265|
|Name Index||p. 287|
|Subject Index||p. 293|
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