Phenomenography: A Qualitative research approach to investigating different understandings of reality

Colloquium No.5, held on Dec 17, 2015

Topic: “Phenomenography: A Qualitative research approach to investigating different understandings of reality”

Presenter: Dr. Dang Thi Ngoc Lan – from Vietnamese-German University

Abstract:

In this presentation, phenomenography, a new qualitative research approach which was developed by a research group in the Department of Education, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1981, will be introduced. Aims and examples of phenomenographic research will be given. Then, its similarities and differences from phenomenology will be elaborated, and its methods and data analysis will be presented. Finally, some criticisms of this approach will be brought into discussion.

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