Phenomenology vs. Grounded Theory: The Appropriate Approach to Use to Study the Perspectives
of Instructional Librarians on Their Roles in Information Literacy Education for Undergraduates.
Table of Contents
Section I: Introduction
Section II: The Armchair Walkthroughs
B. Grounded Theory
Section III: Methodological Cohesiveness and Rigour: A Comparison of Phenomenology to Grounded Theory
for Investigation of Librariansí Perspectives on Their Roles in Information Literacy Education for Undergraduates
Section IV: References
This paper was originally written for Interdisciplinary Studies 560, Qualitative Methods. This course was offered by the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta and hosted by the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology. In April, 2004 this paper was revised and converted into an HTML document to fulfill the LIS 600, Capping Exercise requirement.
Judith E. Franchuk