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Literature review is an essential predecessor to research, a way of detecting what previous research has yielded, identifying disparities and where to look next. It represents a summary of existing research on a specified topic that compares studies based on design and methods, encapsulates the findings of each, and points out flaws or likely confounding ... Read More/a>
In this article, I describe the processes involved in designing and carrying out a case study project. The case study focuses on a science teacher, Donald, who was undertaking an inquiry-based curriculum change to an advanced chemistry course in a specialized science, technology, engineering, and mathematics school. I describe the groundwork needed to pre... Read More/a>
Access to Dental and Health Care in a Mobile Setting: A Cross-Sectional, Quantitative Research Study
This case study describes lessons learned during 3 years of planning and implementing a field survey using digital data collection and analysis tools. The Free Dental and Health Clinic is a campus–community–corporate partnership that offers professional services to all who attend the 1-day event. Four co-directors established workgroups consis... Read More/a>
An Auto-Ethnographic Research Degree: Crafting Twice-Told Tales of Practice in Dialogue with Your Published (or Unpublished) Writings
In 2006, I commenced a doctoral project on my life as an occupational therapist. I was interested to find out how auto-ethnography could contribute to understanding professional practice and, in particular, the published work of experienced practitioners. My approach of crafting twice-told tales from moments of practice in dialogue with selected publicati... Read More/a>