Qualitative Research Methods


  • Baillie, C., & Douglas, E. P. (2014). Confusions and conventions: Qualitative research in engineering education. Journal of Engineering Education, 103(1), 1-7.
  • Case, J. M., & Light, G. (2011). Emerging methodoloiges in engineering education research. Journal of Engineering Education, 100(1), 186-210.
  • Creswell, J. W. (2013). Qualitative inquiry & research design: Choosing among five approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage Publications.

Case Study

  • Flyvbjerg, B. (2006). Five misunderstandings about case-study research. Qualitative Inquiry, 12(2), 219-245.
  • Yin, R. K. (2013). Case study research: Design and methods: Sage publications.

Discourse Analysis

  • Gee, J. P. (2011). An introduction to critical discourse analysis in education: Theory and method (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.


  • van Manen, M. (1990). Researching lived experience: Human science for an action sensitive pedagogy. Albany, NY, SUNY Press.

Thematic Analysis

  • Braun, V. and V. Clarke (2006). "Using thematic analysis in psychology." Qualitative Research in Psychology. 3(2): 77-101.
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