Web Resources

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Research Methods Knowledge Base: Qualitative Measures
Lists and answers important questions to consider before undertaking qualitative research. Additional menu links on the site provide explanations for several other concepts surrounding qualitative methodology, including data, approaches, and validity.

Overview of Qualitative Methods and Analytic Techniques
Publication from the National Science Foundation giving in-depth information on common qualitative methods, including observations, interviews, and focus groups.

Foundations of Qualitative Research in Education: Analyzing Qualitative Data
Provides links with guidelines for data analysis in several different qualitative methodologies, including ethnography, case study, discourse analysis, narrative analysis, and others.