Classroom ethnography: Adapt or adopt?

Amnah Abdullah and Mohd. Zaki Ishak and Robert Francis Peters and Aisah Kasan (2019) Classroom ethnography: Adapt or adopt? International Journal of Humanities, Philosophy, and Language, 2. pp. 15-27. ISSN 2600-8270

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Ethnography, in general, is a methodology that has been well known to many as conducted to study a culture-sharing group that could provide an understanding of a larger issue. However, ethnographic research in an educational setting is defined as research on and in educational institutions based on participant observation and/or permanent recordings of everyday life in naturally occurring settings. Then again, classroom ethnography who possess a family resemblance to ethnography is not well understood to many qualitative researchers in this region. Its value in the body of knowledge is not well understood also. In order to appreciate the value of this methodology, the history and development of this research with relation to science education could better enlighten the research community of its value and appropriateness in this region rich in its diverse culture and ethnicity. Different scholars have different scope and perspectives in understanding ethnography. The aim of this article is to open up new research directions in research methodologies for potential local postgraduates.

Item Type: Article
Keyword: Ethnography , Classroom ethnography , Qualitative research , Science , STS
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology > GN1-890 Anthropology > GN301-674 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC8-6691 Special aspects of education
Department: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2021 12:51
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2021 12:51

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