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Question Types
Wed Sep 3, 2014 18:23 (XFF:

As I read Emily, Susan, Rachel, and Ashley, I now have a new question. If there won't be quantitative data, what kinds of questions are conducive to this study. I know that the book says open-ended, but I am asking for examples and non-examples. What works, and what doesn't? (That might come later in the text.) I don't know about you guys, but I am very accustomed to the types of questions that come with quantitative data because we are asked to work with it so often, but I am not accustomed to qualitative question types.

  • Data Collection - Ashley Pennell, Tue Sep 2 21:59
    I do not think we are going to be required to collect quantitative data for teacher action research. I believe our focus will be gathering rich, deep data that details the events in our classroom and ... more
    • Question Types - Stacy, Wed Sep 3 18:23
      • Questions - Laura Hansen, Thu Sep 4 22:36
        Stacy, you were able to put into words so well my own struggles in getting a full picture of teacher research. I felt like I was missing something but couldn't quite figure it out. I also am having... more
      • Re: Question Types - foxemilyk, Wed Sep 3 21:28
        I'm with you, Stacy. The actual questions to ask are something I'm sort of stuck on. Even on making my list of "things I might want to research", I'm having a hard time decided what would work. Maybe ... more
        • In the same boat - Melissa Boyd, Wed Sep 3 22:02
          I am struggling with questions/topics too. I am not sure if my possible topics/questions are more about teaching practices instead of being student focused. I know that these two things are closely... more
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