Abutabenjeh, S., & Jaradat, R. (2018). Clarification of research design, research methods, and research methodology: A guide for public administration researchers and practitioners. Teaching Public Administration, 36(3), 237–258. This article provides a comparative analysis of research designs to help researchers choose an appropriate design for their doctoral project or dissertation-in-practice.
Buckler, S. (Academic). (2015). Qualitative research methods in education [Video file]. SAGE Research Methods. In this video, the scholar discusses qualitative and quantitative research methods in the context of educational research.
Creswell, J. (Academic). (2015). Types of qualitative research [Video file]. SAGE Research Methods. This video (10:22) offers an overview of various qualitative designs. What design do you most identify with? Why? How might you use this design to formulate a doctoral project or dissertation-in-practice?
Knapp, M. S. (2017). The practice of designing qualitative research on educational leadership: Notes for emerging scholars and practitioner-scholars. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 12(1), 26–50. This article addresses how to determine and design qualitative research for educational leadership.
Landman, T. (Academic). (2017). An introduction to case studies [Video file]. SAGE Research Methods. This video offers some key concepts, techniques, and approaches to the case study. How might you employ this methodology in your school? What questions could it address?
Each school at NU has its own ADE Proposal and Manuscript Template that contains information about the contents of each section and subsection, as well as the correct formatting for the document. Be sure that you are using your ADE Proposal and Manuscript Template (school-specific) located in the AD Center(CTL).
A successful, timely completion of the study or project requires you to work consistently. The chart in this handout provides some suggested activities for each of the four courses. You should focus on the first column for this course. Notice that some of the activities span multiple courses.