Book Title: Doing Case Study Research: A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers, Third Edition
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Author: Dawson R. Hancock
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.