Reasoning with qualitative data: using retroduction with transcript data

Beighton, C. (2018) Reasoning with qualitative data: using retroduction with transcript data. Sage Research Methods. (In Press)

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Abstract

This dataset was collected as part of a research project designed to understand students’ and educators’ views about academic writing. The data is provided by Dr. Christian Beighton from Canterbury Christ Church University’s Department of Post-Compulsory Education in the UK. The example focuses on how academic writing is described by interviewees and shows how we can reason about data in a range of ways. We discuss three common approaches to reasoning, comparing deductive and inductive approaches and shows how a retroductive approach can be used with this data to develop original perspectives on qualities data. The dataset file is accompanied by a teaching guide and a student guide.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (Principles and practice) > LB1028.3 Computers in education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > School of Teacher Education and Development
Depositing User: Dr Christian Beighton
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2018 08:59
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2018 16:00
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17629

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