Title

Maxwell, Joseph A., "Understanding and Validity in Qualitative Research," Harvard Educational Review, 62(Fall, 1992), 279-300.

Annotation

Presents five types of validity (descriptive, interpetive, theoretical, generalizability, and evaluative) and their implications for all kinds of inquiry.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

 

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