When people construct their own meanings based on their interactions with the world, it is called constructionism. This is the epistemology that informs all qualitative research.
This map is a collaborative project of the students in Dr. Kakali Bhattacharya's EDPR 8561 Qualitative Methods in Education at the University of Memphis, Spring 2008.
This mind map is intended as a tool to promote awareness of qualitative research methods.
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Creswell, J.W. (2007). Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.
Crotty, M. (1998). The Foundations of Social Research: Meaning and Perspective in the Research Process. London. Sage Publications.
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