Contemporary Qualitative Research

Exemplars for Science and Mathematics Educators


ISBN: 978-1-4020-5919-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-5920-9 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Moving From The Golden Age Of Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-14

    2. Chapter

      Pages 1-11

      Contemporary Qualitative Research for Science and Mathematics Educators

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-22

      Working with Critical Feedback to Improve Research Writing

    4. Chapter

      Pages 23-32

      Understanding Teacher Understanding: An Ethical Challenge

    5. Chapter

      Pages 33-43

      Historicity, Narrative, and Metaphor: My Journey through Historical Research

    6. Chapter

      Pages 45-57

      Understanding the Self as Instrument

    7. Chapter

      Pages 59-68

      Exploring Students' Futures Images

    8. Chapter

      Pages 69-79

      School Science Stories and a Strategy of Action for Cultural Transformation

  3. Meeting The Research Crises

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-82

    2. Chapter

      Pages 83-91

      Exploring Students' Learning Experiences through Narrative Tales

    3. Chapter

      Pages 93-104

      Naturalistic Inquiry in Cross-cultural Research: A Narrative Turn

    4. Chapter

      Pages 105-115

      A Question of Balance: Critical Incidents, Tensions, and Curriculum Change

    5. Chapter

      Pages 117-125

      Out of the Ashes: An Autoethnography

    6. Chapter

      Pages 127-137

      The Impact of a Research Vignette on My Metaphorical Understandings

    7. Chapter

      Pages 139-148

      Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Impressionist Tales and Secret Stories of Life in Classrooms

  4. A New Era Of Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-150

    2. Chapter

      Pages 151-161

      Being Punk Helps to Perform a Phenomenological Study

    3. Chapter

      Pages 163-173

      A Journey in the Construction of Meaning: Experiencing and Accounting for Emergent Research Methodology

    4. Chapter

      Pages 175-188

      Excavating A Researcher's Moral Sensitivities: An Autobiographical Research Approach

    5. Chapter

      Pages 189-203

      Developing Perspectival Understanding

    6. Chapter

      Pages 205-216

      Beyond Bricolage

    7. Chapter

      Pages 217-228

      Storying, Critical Reflexivity, and Imagination

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 229-248