Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development Through Critical Historiography
Appendix A. Summary of Research Activities Selection and preparation of data for specific analyses • Potential texts identified from meta-analysis • Criteria tests are administered for each potential datum • Defense of data selections written First Round of Data Analysis: Initial Coding • Initial Codes capture content of passages (datum) • Data interpreted for assumptions, values, and beliefs (BVA interpretations) • In vivo code names used (not exclusively) • Constant comparative method within each text • Each text coded independently from the other texts • Memo-writing • Product: Ten tables of Initial Codes that summarize and account for indi- rect evidence of paradigms for each text; quotations for each Initial Code; BVA interpretations for each Initial Code Second Round of Data Analysis: Focused Coding • Constant comparative method across data within each data set using Ini- tial Codes only • Memo-writing • Product: List of Focused Content Codes (FCCs) for each of the three data sets • Constant comparative method using FCCs and BVA interpretations; BVA categorized by FCC • Product: Tables of BVA by FCC • Memo-writing (analysis of BVA by FCC tables) • Product: List of Paradigm Codes for each of the three data sets (5 per data set) • Product: Written interpretive narratives of the paradigm categories for each of the three fields (3 data sets, 5 paradigm narratives per data set) Third Round of Data Analysis: Contrapuntal Reading • Reading across the Paradigm Narratives contrapuntally • Interpreting for inter-textual and inter-discursive patterns between the paradigms of the three fields • Constant comparative analysis: returning to all previously rendered data analysis • Product: Written interpretive narrative of the three...
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