Implementing a critically quasi-ethnographic approach

L. Murtagh

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This paper provides an account of the methodological approach of a study designed to address some fundamental questions relating to formative assessment. The paper reports on the use of a critically quasi-ethnographic approach and describes the practicalities of adopting such an approach. The validity of the study is also considered, reflecting on Tricoglus (2001) protocol for practitioner research in education. Key Words: Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Critical Research, Research as Praxis
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-213
JournalThe Qualitative Report
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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