Methodological Challenges
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Methodological Challenges

making videos

  • understanding video as a constructed artifact
  • ethics of making videos
  • technical aspects of making videos

analyzing videos

  • structured vs. unstructured analytic notes
  • transcription (any system has theoretical assumptions embedded)
  • representing non-linguistic data
  • mismatch of "normative" categories to video-based observables
  • how to sample rigorously?

interpreting videos

  • control the use of vivid vignettes!
  • steps to ensure unbiased and representative sample
  • steps to organize, filter, weigh evidence
  • steps to progressively refine interpretation
  • steps to triangulate the evidence

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