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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

April 2017 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The Art of Observation: Issues and Potential of Using Photo-Methods in Critical Ethnography with Adolescents

    Michael Boucher Jr., Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States

    The use of photographs in ethnographic education research is an emerging method that promises to enable scholars to collect deeper, more meaningful data from individuals who may otherwise be... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Excavating and (Re)presenting Stories: Narrative Inquiry as an Emergent Methodology in the Field of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

    Aaron Zimmerman & Jeong-Hee Kim, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States

    Narrative inquiry has been a popular methodology in different disciplines for the last few decades. Using stories, narrative inquiry illuminates lived experience, serving as a valuable complement... More

    pp. 16-28

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  3. From Theorizing in the Ivory Tower to Creating Change with the People: Activist Research as a Framework for Collaborative Action

    Denisha Jones, Trinity Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States

    This article provides an overview of activist research and how it is used in various field including anthropology, social movements, and education. It discusses the impetus for incorporating... More

    pp. 29-41

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  4. Framing and Exposing Community Issues through Video Participatory Research: An Emerging Approach for Adult Education

    Sarah Mathews & Maria Lovett, Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States

    Video participatory research (VPR) is an emergent methodology that bridges visual methods with the epistemology of participatory research. This approach is motivated by the “crisis of... More

    pp. 42-53

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  5. Critical Race Design: An Emerging Methodological Approach to Anti-Racist Design and Implementation Research

    Deena Khalil, Howard University, Washington, D.C., United States; Meredith Kier, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, United States

    This article is about introducing Critical Race Design (CRD), a research methodology that centers race and equity at the nucleus of educational opportunities by design. First, the authors define... More

    pp. 54-71

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  6. Making a Case for a Blended Approach: The Need for the Design-Based Case Study

    Cynthia Deaton & Jacquelynn Malloy, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States

    Design-based case studies address research questions that involve instructional innovations within a bounded system. This blend of case study and design-based research provides a systematic... More

    pp. 72-81

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  7. Self-Study as an Emergent Methodology in Career and Technical Education, Adult Education and Technology: An Invitation to Inquiry

    Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH, United States; Andrew Hostetler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States

    In this manuscript, the authors explore self-study as an emerging research methodology with the potential to open up spaces of inquiry for researchers, graduate students, and teachers in a broad... More

    pp. 82-92

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