Chapter 6: From the Sublime to the Meticulous: The Continuing Evolution of Grounded Formal Theory

Kearney, M. H. (2009). From the Sublime to the Meticulous: The Continuing Evolution of Grounded Formal Theory. The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory, 127-150. doi:10.4135/9781848607941.n6 By Margaret H. Kearney Kearney raises questions I’ve asked in my mind, “what degree of abstraction is appropriate in a postmodern age?” (127) The uses of theories and satisfactions of theorizing Practice disciplines need theories...

Supporting Distributed Critique through Interpretation and Sense-Making in an Online Creative Community

Kou, Yubo, and Colin M. Gray. “Supporting Distributed Critique through Interpretation and Sense-Making in an Online Creative Community.” Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, Dec. 2017, doi:10.1145/3134695. Yubo Kou and Colin M. Gray, Purdue University May 17, 2020 Introduction This paper will help me understand how online critique is done on public platform Critique is defined as: “a dialogue...

Chapter 6: Cultivating network analysis: Rethinking the concept of ‘community’ within ‘communities of practice’

Jewson, N. (2007). Chapter 6: Cultivating network analysis: Rethinking the concept of ‘community’ within ‘communities of practice.’ In Communities of Practice: Critical Perspectives (pp. 68–82). Abingdon: Routledge. By Nick Jewson May 11, 2020 Strengths and Weaknesses Lave and Wenger contributed to academic studies in management by situating “learning within and through active engagement in processes of negotiation, belonging and transition within particular...

Community of practice or practices of a community?

Gherardi, S. (2009). Community of practice or practices of a community?. In S. J. Armstrong & C. V. Fukami The SAGE handbook of management learning, education and development (pp. 514-530). London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9780857021038.n27 May 9, 2020 By S. Gherardi Introduction CoP originally set out for “community [to] replace the individual as the learning subject and the repository of knowledge...

Chapter 5: On Solid Ground: Essential Properties for Growing Grounded Theory

Phyllis Noerager Stern May 8, 2020 This paper shares practical advice and tips on performing GT (115) Stern emphasizes the importance of making sense; developed theory must comes from data and not forced into an existing framework Getting the Data (116) Stern introduces technique: inductive qualitative interaction (117) “Theoretical sampling consists of collecting data that will advance the theory” Let...