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Formulating 'facts' about flexibility in Further Education

Harrison, Roger; Clarke, Julia and Marashi, Mahnaz (2007). Formulating 'facts' about flexibility in Further Education. In: Thompson, Anne and Hillier, Yvonne eds. Readings in Post-compulsory Education. London, UK: Continuum, pp. 148–160.

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Abstract

The chapter examines the use of computer software (Atlas Ti) in analysing interview data from the Flexibilities in Further Education project (1999-2001). In particular it draws attention to the ways in which categories which enable quantitative analysis are active in shaping certain kinds of sense, whilst suppressing others.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-8264-9354-8, 978-0-8264-9354-5
Keywords: Flexibility in further education; Qualitative software analysis
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6956
Depositing User: Roger Harrison
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6956
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