Howe, Kenneth, and Margaret Eisenhart, "Standards for Qualitative (and Quantitative) Research: A Prolegomenon," Educational Researcher, 19(May, 1990), 2-9.*


Discusses general questions related to standards for research quality and rigor in educational studies: deference to experts in method, focus on an educational issue, applicability to both qualitative and quantitative approaches, be driven by the research question used correctly, cohere with theory.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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