Learning to use discourse analysis on a professional psychology training programme: accounts of supervisees and a supervisor
Harper, D., O'Connor, Julia, Self, Philip and Stevens, Peter 2008. Learning to use discourse analysis on a professional psychology training programme: accounts of supervisees and a supervisor. Qualitative Research in Psychology. 5 (3), pp. 192-213.
|Authors||Harper, D., O'Connor, Julia, Self, Philip and Stevens, Peter|
Qualitative research methods have become more prominent in professional psychology training over recent years, yet there are relatively few published accounts of how students learn to use these methods. In this article we describe the experiences of British trainee clinical psychologists as they learn to use one qualitative method, Discourse Analysis, for their major research project. Based on these experiences, we discuss key aspects of the research process (e.g. supervision) and delineate dilemmas, theoretical questions, suggestions and practical advice. Extracts from a group discussion involving the supervisor and supervisees (after the trainees had completed their studies) are provided to illustrate some of these themes.
|Keywords||Discourse analysis; learning; supervision; research methods; research|
|Journal||Qualitative Research in Psychology|
|Journal citation||5 (3), pp. 192-213|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14780880802314320|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||09 Mar 2010|
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