This paper provides an account of the methodological approach of a study designed to address some fundamental questions relating to formative assessment. The paper reports on the use of a critically quasi- ethnographic approach and describes the practicalities of adopting such an approach. The validity of the study is also considered , reflecting on Tricoglus’ (2001) protocol for practitioner research in education.
Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Critical Research, Research as Praxis
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Murtagh, L. (2007). Implementing a Critically Quasi-Ethnographic Approach . The Qualitative Report, 12(2), 193-215. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol12/iss2/5