Qualitative ResearchQualitative Research
Sharan B. Merriam
The bestselling guide to qualitative research, updated and expandedQualitative Research is the essential guide to understanding, designing, conducting, and presenting a qualitative research study. This fourth edition features new material covering mixed methods, action research, arts-based research, online data sources, and the latest in data analy ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2015-08-24 | ISBN-13: 9781119003618

Qualitative ResearchQualitative Research
Sharan B. Merriam
Praise for the Third Edition of Qualitative Research: "Sharan B. Merriam synthesizes twenty years of developments in qualitative research with clarity and acumen." ?Michael Quinn Patton, author, Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods "Here is a qualitative research methods book that reinforces the connection between professional experience and ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2009-04-06 | ISBN-13: 9780470283547

Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in EducationQualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education
Sharan B. Merriam
An invaluable resource--one that will open up the conceptual world of qualitative research and provide the step-by-step direction needed to translate those concepts into practice. -- M. Carolyn Clark, Department of Educational Human Resource Development, College of Education, Texas A&M University Since Merriam's definitive Case Study Research in Ed ...
Number of pages: 275 | Publication Date: 1998 | ISBN-13: 9780787910099

Adult LearningAdult Learning
by Sharan B. Merriam, Laura L. Bierema
Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise andpractice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory andPractice is perfect for master’s-level students andpractitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infusedeach chapter with practical applications for instruction which willhelp readers personally relate to the material. The con ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2013-10-21 | ISBN-13: 9781118130575

Philosophical Foundations of Adult EducationPhilosophical Foundations of Adult Education
by John L. Elias, Sharan B. Merriam
The Third Edition of Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education presents seven theoretical approaches to adult education: liberal, progressive, behaviorist, humanist, radical/critical, analytic, and postmodern. The book gives the historical grounding as well as the basic principles for each approach. In this edition each chapter has been revised ...
Number of pages: 286 | Publication Date: 2004-12-01 | ISBN-13: 9781575242545

Case Study Research in EducationCase Study Research in Education
Sharan B. Merriam
Merriam has provided a valuable contribution to researchers seeking depth, richness and relevance that the qualitative case study can provide. Her book is suitable for a beginning graduate research course or for anyone commencing study of qualitative research methods. --Educational Studies Merriam offers how-to advice for managing all phases of cas ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 1991-04-08 | ISBN-13: 9781555423599

Doing Qualitative ResearchDoing Qualitative Research
David Silverman
Accessible, practical, and featuring indispensable advice, this best-selling textbook is the perfect hands-on guide for those embarking on their own research. With expert advice from the author and real-life experiences from students, this book shows readers how to go from the ideas of research to the practicalities of designing, conducting, and w ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9781473966987

Learning in AdulthoodLearning in Adulthood
by Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner
In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adul ...
Number of pages: 560 | Publication Date: 2006-10-27 | ISBN-13: 9780787975883

The Profession and Practice of Adult EducationThe Profession and Practice of Adult Education
Sharan B. Merriam
The Profession and Practice of Adult Education is a timelybook and an excellent introduction to the field. Drawing from anextensive volume of literature, it provides comprehensive coverageand a clear guide. Graduate students will benefit from it andpractitioners will be kept abreast of changes that areoccurring.—Peter Jarvis, professor of continu ...
Number of pages: 396 | Publication Date: 2007-07-27 | ISBN-13: 9780470181539

Non-Western Perspectives On Learning and KnowingNon-Western Perspectives On Learning and Knowing
Sharan B. Merriam
As with other areas of education, the knowledge base that has developed around adult learning and education has been firmly lodged in Western values and culture. But we need only look beyond our borders as well as to our own indigenous Native Americans to find major systems of thought and beliefs embedded in entirely different cultural values. Chap ...
Number of pages: 202 | Publication Date: 2007-05-09 | ISBN-13: 9781575242804

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