Week 11 - Field Research

Ecological validity suggests that events and

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Unformatted text preview: researcher develops a relationship, and who tells the researcher many details about life in the field state. Finishing Up Leaving the Field Exiting can be disruptive or emotionally painful Depends on specifics of the field setting and relationships developed Writing the Field Research Report Start to think about what will appear in a report while still gathering the data Do not leave it till the last minute! Book length or long descriptive articles Field Notes Types of field notes Jotting notes Direct observation notes Researcher inference notes Analytic notes Personal notes Maps Types of Field Notes Types of Field Notes: Maps Types of Field Notes: Maps Types of Field Notes: Maps Validity in Field Research Ecological validity Natural history Member validity Competent insider performance Validity in Field Research Ecological Validity: Validity is achieved by describing...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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