SAGE Journal Articles
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Finley, S., & Finley, M. (1999). Sp’ange: A research story. Qualitative Inquiry 5(3), 313–337. doi: 10.1177/107780049900500302
Follow-up Activities for “Sp’ange”:
- Discuss how the co-authors evoke a sense of place and utilize local color to describe the field setting (New Orleans) and its residents and tourists.
- Discuss how narrative, in the form of “fictionalized research stories,” can simulate the documentation of participant observation.
Scarduzio, J. A., & Tracy, S. J. (2015). Sensegiving and sensebreaking via emotion cycles and emotional buffering: How collective communication creates order in the courtroom. Management Communication Quarterly 29(3), 331–357. doi: 10.1177/0893318915581647
Follow-up Activities for “Sensegiving and Sensebreaking”:
- Discuss how participant observation of courtroom actions, reactions, and interactions informed the co-authors’ analysis and findings.
- Evaluate how participant observation field note excerpts supported the co-authors’ inferences and interpretations.