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SFTD 7350 - Qualitative Research II: Readings


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Required Books:

Creswell, J. W., & Poth, C. N. (2017). Qualitative inquiry & research design: Choosing among five approaches (4th ed.). SAGE.

SaldanĖƒa, J. (2016). The coding manual for qualitative researchers (3rd ed.). SAGE.

Supplemental Book: 

Munhall, P. L., & Chenail, R. J. (2007). Qualitative research proposals and reports: A guide (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.

SAGE Companion Websites Connected to Your Textbooks

SAGE edge site for Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design by John Creswell and Cheryl Poth.

SAGE companion website for The Coding Manual for Qualitative Research, third edition, by Johnny Saldaña. 


Journal Articles

Caeli, K., Ray, L., & Mil, J. (2003). ‘Clear as mud’: Toward greater clarity in generic qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 2(2), 1-13.

Constas, M. A. (1992). Qualitative analysis as a public event: The documentation of category development procedures. American Educational Research Journal, 29(2), 253-266.

Sandelowski, M. (2000). Whatever happened to qualitative description? Research in Nursing & Health, 23(4), 334-340.

Sandelowski, M. (2010). What’s in a name? Qualitative description revisited. Research in Nursing & Health, 33(1), 77–84.

Sandelowski, M. (2011). When a cigar is not just a cigar: Alternative takes on data and data analysisResearch in Nursing & Health, 34(4),342-352. 

Sandelowski, M., & Barroso, J. (2003). Classifying the findings in qualitative studies. Qualitative Health Research, 13(7), 905-923.