Methodological triangulation in work life research: potentials and challenges

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Based on examples from two research projects on preschool teachers' work, the paper will discuss potentials and challenges in methodological triangulation in work life research. Analysis of ethnographic and phenomenological inspired observations of everyday life in day care centers formed the basis for individual interviews and informal talks with employees. The interviews and conversations were based on a critical hermeneutic approach. The analysis of observations and interviews constituted a knowledge base as the project went in to the last phase: action research workshops. In the workshops findings from observations and interviews were brought in dialogue with participants' everyday experiences and knowledge.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date16 Apr 2016
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 16 Apr 2016
Event2016 AERA Annual Meeting - Washington, D.C., United States
Duration: 8 Apr 201612 Apr 2016


Conference2016 AERA Annual Meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, D.C.
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