SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1

Duncan, G. & Ridley-Duff, R. (June 2014). Appreciative Inquiry as a method of transforming identity and power in Pakistani women. Action Research, 12(2), 117-135.

  1. What is appreciative inquiry?
  2. Why and how does appreciative inquiry rely in qualitative methods?
  3. How does appreciative inquiry contribute to change?
  4. Under what conditions is appreciative inquiry a particularly appropriate practical and actionable qualitative application?

Article 2

Fetterman, D. & Wandersman, A. (2007). Empowerment evaluation: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(2), 179-198.

  1. What is empowerment evaluation?
  2. What are the particular opportunities for musing qualitative methods in empowerment evaluation?
  3. How has empowerment evaluation changed over time?
  4. What is the relationship mof the authors to empowerment evaluation and how does this affect the credibility of the conclusions they reach in your opinion?

Article 3

Tabatabaei-Moghaddam, H., Sano, Y, & Mammen, S. (September 2014). A case study in creating oral health messages for rural low-income families: a comparison to the cultural appropriateness framework.  Health Promotion Practice, 15(5), 646-653.

  1. What qualitative methods were used in this study?
  2. What is the practical value of the findings?
  3. Why was qualitative inquiry especially appropriate for this study?
  4. What are the limitations of the study and its findings?

Article 4

Krummaker, S. & Vogel, B. (September 2013). An in-depth view of the facets, antecedents, and effects of leaders’ change competency: Lessons from a case study.  The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 49(3), 279-307.

  1. What is the societal importance of this study?
  2. What qualitative methods were used?  From whom was qualitative data collected?
  3. What is the significance of the lessons presented?
  4. Discuss lessons learned as a practical and actionable type of qualitative finding.