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The workshop as a qualitative research approach: lessons learnt from a “critical thinking through writing” workshop

Ahmed, Sabreena and Mohd. Asraf, Ratnawati (2018) The workshop as a qualitative research approach: lessons learnt from a “critical thinking through writing” workshop. The Turkish Online Journal of Design, Art and Communication, September 2018 (Special edition). pp. 1504-1510. ISSN 2146-5193

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The field of engineering has workshops incorporated in its stream of study as a space for the research on and innovation of a unique idea. However, in the field of education, workshops are limited to teacher education and professional development programmes. This paper discusses the possibility of using workshops as a qualitative research approach for Educational Research. To elaborate on this concept, the authors of the paper will inform the readers of the procedures they used in conducting a series of five workshops titled, “Critical thinking through writing Workshop” with 15 pre-university students in a public university in Malaysia in the fall semester of 2017. The findings show that workshops accommodate many characteristics of a qualitative study and can be considered as a research approach for the field of education.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8021/68782
Uncontrolled Keywords: Workshops, Research method, Qualitative research, Critical thinking, English Academic,Writing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H62 Study and teaching. Research
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1025 Teaching (principles and practices)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Ratnawati Mohd Asraf
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2018 17:54
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2019 09:11
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68782

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