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On observations: 4 approaches from Harry Wolcott

I’ve been reading Harry Wolcott’s book “Transforming Qualitative Data” (Sage, 1994) and have really enjoyed the chapters on observation. Wolcot takes more of an ethnographic stance on observation than I do, but there is much to ponder in what he … Continue reading

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Silverman on observation

Just finished reading a chapter by David Silverman on observation : Innumerable Inscrutable Habits: Why¬†Unremarkable Things Matter. I really loved the way he wove some of my favourite books and authors into his arguments about seeing the remarkable in the … Continue reading

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Conducting an observation – workshop task

< Love Coffee by Ahmed Rabea Attribution-ShareAlike License For our next PhD workshop we have several tasks to complete – most are based on readings but some are exploring methods. One of the tasks requires us to carry out an … Continue reading

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