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Films on Demand
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Videos on Research
Reading Between the Lines: Understanding Culture in Qualitative Results
...Qualitative research methods, provide us with the means to gain deep, rich, and yes, thick description of the lives of those whom we study. But does description automatically imply understanding? Through the use of language that is narratives, artifacts, photographs, diaries, letters, observations, we can gave encloses(ph) of culture. But do we ever accurately understand the culture of others? What the heck is culture?"
Research Ethics and Working with Children and Young People
From the transcript: "And I think what's important, again, like young people and children just want to know what that research is about. And I think they need to understand what their involvement might mean, what it might mean for their friends and family, perhaps, if it's part of that kind of wider project."
How do I research social change?
"...in terms of actually researching it we don't necessarily have great methods for it. In fact the discipline of history is probably more well developed for that. "
So practitioner inquiry is not so much a method, although it's often associated with action research because action research is a common methodological approach within practitioner inquiry. Practitioner inquiry is about the practitioner, whether they're a teacher, a lawyer, a doctor, or a social worker thinking about their work in a very curious but also very systematic way.