A Mixed-Methods Study of Extra Lessons in Jamaica: Methodological Experiences and Reflections

  • Saran StewartEmail author
Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 32)


This chapter focuses on the methodological decisions made in a study of extra lessons in Jamaica, and comments on choices and dilemmas during the research process. It begins with the research questions, and continues to the mixed-methods design. Subsequent sections focus on lessons learned in the instrument design, sampling, data collection, the stage of interface, disconfirming findings, and other methodological challenges.


Private Tutoring Inclusive Pedagogy Mixed Method Research Qualitative Phase Education Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of the West IndiesKingstonJamaica

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