RICHARDS, K.A.; HEMPHILL, M.A.; WRIGHT, P.M.
Part 1 Introduction to and Overview of Qualitative Research
• Chapter 1 Revisiting the Goodness of Qualitative Research
• Chapter 2 Historical Evolution of Qualitative Research within Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
• Chapter 3 Philosophies, Paradigms, and Theoretical Orientations in Qualitative Research
• Chapter 4 Qualitative Research Design Principles
• Chapter 5 Improvement Science to Address Practical Realities with Qualitative Research
Part 2 Planning and Organizing Qualitative Research Studies
• Chapter 6 Applying Qualitive Research Design Principles in Physical Education and Sport
• Chapter 7 Community-Engaged Scholarship Methods and the Ethics of Qualitative Research
• Chapter 8 The Role of Theory in Guiding Qualitative Design Decisions
Part 3 Collecting and Managing Qualitative Data
• Chapter 9 Qualitative Interviewing Approaches and Strategies
• Chapter 10 Fieldwork and Observation in Physical Activity Environments
• Chapter 11 Using Documents and Artifacts: Document Analysis in Qualitative Research
• Chapter 12 Visual Methodologies and Emerging Qualitative Approaches
• Chapter 13 Mixed Methods in Physical Education and Physical Activity
Part 4 Making Meaning of Qualitative Data through Analysis
• Chapter 14 Interpretivist Approaches to Qualitative Analysis
• Chapter 15 Revisiting and Reframing a Collaborative Approach to Qualitative Data Analysis
• Chapter 16 The Sort and Sift, Think and Shift Analysis Method
• Chapter 17 Writing Up and Discussing the Results of Qualitative Research
Part 5 Qualitative Research Applications in Physical Education and Activity
• Chapter 18 Activist Research in Physical Education and Physical Activity Settings
• Chapter 19 Practitioner-Driven Research Methods
• Chapter 20 Using Qualitative Methods Working with Disabled People
• Chapter 21 Using Qualitative Research as Part of a Social Justice Agenda
• Chapter 22 Case Study Methodology in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
Part 6 Future Directions for Qualitative Research in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
• Chapter 23 Conclusion, Synthesis, and Future Directions
• Appendix Index
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Focusing on the unique nature of qualitative methods within kinesiology settings, Qualitative Research and Evaluation in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy guides graduate students and early career researchers through designing, conducting, and reporting of qualitative research studies with specific references to the challenges and possibilities of the field.
Written by qualitative researchers in the fields of physical education and activity, this practical text begins with an overview of qualitative methods before advancing into planning for, collecting, and analyzing qualitative data. The final sections highlight specific qualitative methods applications in physical education and activity before discussing future directions and emerging applications of qualitative research.
Features and Benefits
• A history of qualitative research is provided in Chapters 1 and 2, followed by several chapters that introduce a variety of contemporary qualitative research approaches.
• Experts in the field author each of the chapters, sharing their prior experience using the qualitative approaches
• Examples, tools, and insights throughout provide readers with helpful guidance in conducting qualitative research
• Critical thinking questions and activities at the end of each chapter provide resources for class discussion and promote reflection among readers
• Navigate eBook access (included with the printed text) includes the digital text enhanced with 6 author created videos, chapter review slides, and more.
• Kevin Andrew Richards, PhD - Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
Kevin Andrew Richards is an associate professor of physical education and children's physical activity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His scholarship focuses on the recruitment, education, and ongoing socialization of physical education teachers.
• Michael A Hemphill, PhD - Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro Department of Kinesiology, Greensboro, North Carolina
Michael A. Hemphill is an associate professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His scholarship focuses on youth development and restorative justice through physical education and youth sport programs.
• Paul M Wright, PhD - Professor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Paul M. Wright is the Zimmerman Endowed Professor and Presidential Engagement Professor at Northern Illinois University. His scholarship focuses on positive youth development, social and emotional learning, and sport for development.