Doing Case Study Research: A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers

Doing Case Study Research: A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers

By Dawson R. Hancock, Bob Algozzine.


Canadian rights
Pages/Illust: 128 Pages
Publication date: Dec 2016
Binding: Cloth
ISBN 9780807764350
Our price: $121.95

Reflecting recent knowledge and developments in the field, this very practical, easy-to-use guide emphasizes learning how to do case study research—from the first step of deciding whether a case study is the way to go to the last step of verifying and confirming findings before disseminating them. The authors show students how to determine an appropriate research design, conduct informative interviews, record observations, document analyses, delineate ways to confirm case study findings, describe methods for deriving meaning from data, and communicate their findings. Featuring many new examples, the Third Edition offers step-by-step guidance to help beginning researchers through the stages of planning and implementing a thesis, dissertation, or independent project. This succinct “how-to” guide is an excellent place for anyone to begin doing case study research.

Book Features:

  • Straightforward introduction to the science of doing case study research.
  • A step-by-step approach that speaks directly to the novice investigator.
  • Many concrete examples to illustrate key concepts.
  • Questions, illustrations, and activities to reinforce what has been learned.