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  • 1. METHODS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 3 primary forms of qualitative data collection 1. Interview 2. Observation 3. Document Analysis
  • 2. Document Analysis documents, artifacts, photography
  • 3. Purpose
    • Documents can provide qualitative data.
    This is one of the three primary techniques of data collection
  • 4. KINDS OF DOCUMENTS
    • 1. Official Program Records
    • 2. Official Documents
    • 3. Outside Reports
    • 4. Personal Records
    • 5. Audio-visual Material
    • 6. Electronic
  • 5. Documents as Data
    • Distinguish documents as data from the Literature Review
  • 6. Advantages
    • Check and balance
    • Retrospective data
    • Chronology of events
    • Data not gathered during interviews or observations
    • Efficient method to collect certain kinds of data
    • Formal, stated goals of program
    • Convenient
  • 7. Disadvantages
    • May be misleading
    • Poorly written by poor observer
    • You can’t probe deeper
    • Documents may not contain data needed
  • 8. Document Summary Form
    • *Name or description of document
    • *Event or contact, if any, with which document is associated
    • *Significance or importance of document
    • *Brief summary of contents
    • Include: site, date received/picked up
    • (see Miles & Huberman)
  • 9. Documents can be sole source of data collection.
  • 10. If not the sole source of data collection … document analysis is triangulated with other data collection methods
  • 11. Documentation
    • What is the Nature of the Relationship Between Neighborhood Organizations and Schools?
    Can you think of documents that might be helpful?
  • 12. What Do Documents Add?
    • Factual information census data
    • Different points of view newspaper articles
    • Detail minutes
    • Enhance understanding books dissertations
    • e-mails
    • correspondence
    • History newspaper archives
  • 13. What I planned to Use
    • By-laws : structure
    • Agendas : issues
    • Minutes: issues, relationships, history
    • Newsletters: issues, history
    • News articles : relationships, issues, history
    • Websites: Additional information
    • Census data: comparisons of demographics
    • School data comparisons of achievement
  • 14. Additions During the Study
    • Dissertation on School Desegregation in the County
    • Book written about the neighborhood
    • E-mails
    • Letters between the school board and the association
  • 15. Document Summary Form
    • Name of document Date Received/Picked Up
    • Significance
    • Brief Summary of Contents
    • Which case study or area it belongs to
    Adapted from Miles M.B. and Hubermann, M.A. (1994). Qualitative Case Analysis . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage