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Investigation Process and Research Focus

  • Michael Guest
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Part of the Springer Texts in Education book series (SPTE)

Abstract

In this chapter, I will outline the process by which I obtained and analyzed the academic conference data that will be discussed in the following sections of the book. This will include an outline of the nature of the events attended, methods of analysis used, means of evaluation, and a short discussion on the application of grounded theory.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of MiyazakiMiyazakiJapan

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