This study is a case study analysis where book length case studies were aggregated for review. The review focused on the lenses that researchers used to analyze their data. The results indicated most case studies used a neutral lens where careful description of a literacy event was the goal. A few researchers moved to a critical lens of positioning theory to describe their results. Historical shifts and issues were shared that included a focus on participants and lenses and views of teachers.
case study, literacy, lenses, historical
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Barone, D. (2021). Exploring Lenses Used in Case Study Research in Literacy Over Time. The Qualitative Report, 26(2), 386-411. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2021.4617