Download e-book for iPad: Embedded Case Study Methods: Integrating Quantitative and by Roland W. Scholz

By Roland W. Scholz

ISBN-10: 0761919457

ISBN-13: 9780761919452

Bridging the space among quantitative and qualitative ways, this booklet provides tools for interrelating and integrating the variables, findings, and reviews from the points of the case (i.e., diversified views of inquiry equivalent to player remark, open-ended interviews, etc.) or subunits of case inquiry. utilizing case examples from 5 assorted disciplines (neuropsychology, schooling, legislations, company, and environmental sciences), the authors exhibit the reader easy methods to use the embedded case layout to reinforce synthesis and data integration. The authors percentage their wide wisdom of the philosophy of technological know-how to provide an explanation for the explanation at the back of each one step of embedded case designs, and recap each one rationalization with thought recaps referred to as "lessons to be learned." moreover, they comprise quite a few bins that provide statistical versions for doing the research. This booklet deals readers a worldly method of integrating combined tools in case studies.

 

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We will discuss briefly some methodological prerequisites for and constraints of the holistic approach (see Stake, 1995). Stake (1995) agrees that when studying a case, a specific issue or perspective is advantageous for gathering data. However, throughout a study, these issues may change such that the study may become “progressively focused” (p. In the process of data gathering, the case team should minimize intrusion, particularly avoiding formal tests and “assignments characteristic of survey and laboratory study” (p.

A practical neuropsychologist, for example, should primarily help the patient. However, systematic reflection on the various perspectives held by different interested parties is usually part of his or her casework. In order to find a suitable form of therapy or a place for housing the patient, the neuropsychologist has to consider the case from the perspective of the family, while taking into account the constraints of the intended hospital. Furthermore, the economic, societal perspective of health care regulations and institutions usually reveals limits and introduces different strategies that, although very robust, may be suboptimal.

The diversity of interests is most obvious in planning or environmental studies. When a new industrial site or a national park for wetland conservation is planned, for example, the interests of the landowners, farmers, residents, and natural protection agencies are potentially conflicting. The icon is a metaphorical reference to a round table. Each party usually has different values, preferences, and issues in mind. In order to attain an appropriate, acceptable solution, these plans and perspectives should be integrated.

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