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Barbara Harbula, Ph.D.
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Phenomenological Research Studies


Phenomenological Research Studies - Want to know what is truly happening in your organization? Has quantitative research given you numbers but not explanations? Then you might want to try a phenomenology. Through in-depth interviews of stakeholders, and a scientific method of analyzing the interviews for word meaning units, a researcher can get to the "essence" of the situation, giving you more insight for decision making.

Some possible topics might be:

  • How's the change to Common Core working? What does it look and feel like from the teacher's point of view? How can you make your staff development meet their real needs?
  • How is the new Teacher Evalustion model working? Is it really measuring what teachers, parents, students and administrators want it to measure?
  • What does it feel like to be a virtual student? Or a student in today's schools? Are the needs of the students being met?
  • What is the experience of teaching online look and feel like? What are the pros and cons? How can training make the experience easier for the teacher and ultimately for the students?

Each study would include:

  • a proposal outlining the scope of the study, what participants would be involved,
  • the data mining and subsequent analysis,
  • a final report giving the "essence" of the experience and recommendations.

Our Fees - Initial phone consultation is free for 30 minutes. Other fees are on a set schedule - check them out on this page.

This website is dynamic, and therefore always under construction as we add comments to the blogs, the latest research, and share with each other, so come back often!

Dr. Barb Harbula


Check out Barb's Portfolio to see samples of previous projects....

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