To make matters worse, I see the term "case study" thrown around like crazy in this internet world, suggesting that it really is a method that anyone can do.
First, is the writer a researcher? After all he is hard-working and he also conducts studies in the area of education. Across that book, he recommended many books and articles of empirical research.
I urge anyone who wants to do a case study to pick up a copy of this book Especially interesting was to find out principles and recommendations for data collection.
Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches J. To determine the quality of a text, audience should consider two factors: Second, is the writing of the text based on sound research?
They know how to research and it is very possible for them to explain and convey the essence of how to do. I just want to say, when evaluating a textbook, you must ask yourself a question "Can this book really help me with my research?
This book, in my opinion, is one of the most practical, useful books on the topic of case study design. CreswellQualitative research design J. In the first place, I must admit that I am a slow reader.
Now I feel that this research is going to be really di Very good book which clarifies the aims and use of case study research in a simple understandable language. If the writing is based on empirical studies, it is more possible for the book be successful than those based mainly on explanation, theories, and book chapters without empirical studies.
He is the founder of grounded theory. If the author is not a real researcher, how could he write a reasonable book to help you understand how to research? Now I feel that this research is going to be really difficult Note that he received strict training in psychology at MIT.
With the help of Yin and some example books that he recommended, possibly, you will know how to do research. Another thing I took from the book is the usefulness of a pilot study. But the slowness gives me much time to develop a deep understanding about what I am reading.
I should say his book is good even for those who does not prefer this method. Triangulation - quite useful for my research.
Yin addresses the criticisms of case studies head on and attends to them in a very clear way. From his big books, I am not sure if you really can make sense. There were a few things that were helpful about research analysis, but other than that, the info about setting up a case and that sort of thing seemed pretty self-explanatory and can be understood through reading a chapter or section of an overview to qualitative analysis.
I have a quite a few sound reasons for the 5 star rating. If you choose a methodology text based on the number of citations, you might be tricked. I did not get anything from Creswell after I finished that dictionary-like text.
The book is succinct, highly readable, and well-written.WHY A HANDBOOK OF APPLIED SOCIAL RESEARCH?
Abridged Version of Case Study Research: Design and Method. Harris Cooper, Erika Patall, James Lindsay this is exactly what I found when I read the second edition of The Sage Handbook of Applied Social Research Methods." Jason T. Burkhardt. The Evaluation Center at Western. Providing a complete view of case study research Yin's provides a comprehensive review and discussion of the design and its use.
There are many case studies drawn from a wide variety of academic and applied fields with which a frank and open discussion is provided/5. Case study as a research method Zaidah Zainal Through case study methods, a researcher is able to go beyond the quantitative the researcher can adopt the single-case design.
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