Think about an educational situation, whether classroom instruction or administrative (for example, “Some students cannot learn to solve story problems.”). Say that you wanted to explore the situation more closely using one of the qualitative research types.
Referencing the information contained in Mertens, Chapter 8, respond to the prompts below:
- State the educational situation/circumstance in one to two sentences.
- Which qualitative research type would you use to learn more about the situation?
Why? (Provide at least two reasons in several paragraphs.)