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Rapid qualitative inquiry : a field guide to team-based assessment

Author: James Beebe
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Practitioners in need of timely results for program and policy planning �and students looking for realistic research projects �will find solutions in Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI), a team-based, applied research method designed to quickly develop an insider's perspective on and preliminary understanding of complicated "on-the-ground" situations. In this accessible field guide to RQI, James Beebe provides an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Beebe
ISBN: 9780759123199 0759123195 9780759123205 0759123209
OCLC Number: 881208596
Notes: Revised edition of the author's Rapid assessment process : an introduction, published in 2001.
Description: xxiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Detailed ContentsList of Tables and FiguresPreface to the Second EditionIntroduction1-The Basic Concepts of Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI)2-Getting the Insiders' Perspectives3-Data Collection-Multiple Data Sources4-Iterative Analysis and Additional Data Collection5-Teamwork for Data Collection and Data Analysis6-Credibility and Trusting RQI7-Technology for Improving and Speeding Up RQI, by Lauren Angelone8-Who Benefits, Who Pays, and Who Calls the Tune9-Rapid Research and the RQI Family Tree10-Key Points Relating to Rigor and the Future of RQIAppendix A-Executive Summary, Community College RAP/RQIAppendix B-Executive Summary, Polish State Farms RAP/RQIAppendix C-RQI Training for Practitioners and StudentsGlossaryReferencesAuthor IndexSubject IndexAbout the Author
Other Titles: Rapid assessment process
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