Piantanida, Maria, and Noreen B. Garman, The Qualitative Dissertation: A Guide for Students and Faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1999.


Provides informal guidance on doing qualitative research as well as explicit assistance with eight cycles of deliberation involved in doing research and preparing and presenting a dissertation; reflects and expresses wealth of experience of both students and faculty with the dissertation process.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research, Programs of Study in Curriculum and Instruction


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