Qualitative Case Study Research Design Qualitative case study research can be a valuable tool for answering complex, real-world questions. This method is often misunderstood or neglected due to a lack of understanding by researchers and reviewers. This tutorial defines the characteristics of qualitative case study research and its application to a broader understanding of stuttering ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 2015
Qualitative Case Study Research Design
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  • Jennifer Tetnowski
    Communicative Disorders, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
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Fluency Disorders / Research Issues, Methods & Evidence-Based Practice / Articles
Article   |   May 01, 2015
Qualitative Case Study Research Design
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, May 2015, Vol. 25, 39-45. doi:10.1044/ffd25.1.39
History: Received April 23, 2015 , Revised May 11, 2015 , Accepted May 11, 2015
SIG 4 Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, May 2015, Vol. 25, 39-45. doi:10.1044/ffd25.1.39
History: Received April 23, 2015; Revised May 11, 2015; Accepted May 11, 2015

Qualitative case study research can be a valuable tool for answering complex, real-world questions. This method is often misunderstood or neglected due to a lack of understanding by researchers and reviewers. This tutorial defines the characteristics of qualitative case study research and its application to a broader understanding of stuttering that cannot be defined through other methodologies. This article will describe ways that data can be collected and analyzed.

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