Bubble Drawing

The bubble drawing is a type of projective or enabling technique for research use. It facilitates research participants in describing their thoughts and feelings in relation to a research question of interest. Its advantage is that it is a relatively quick and easy way of accessing and understanding the more emotional considerations in educational choices. This technique can be used in any type of research including educational research. This entry further describes the technique and how it is used.

The drawing is given to research participants (respondents) as a catalyst or stimuli to further discussion. Typically in the drawing, two people are talking to each other with speech bubbles coming out of their mouths and thought bubbles emerging from their heads (minds). The research question is ...

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