Readings for Tuesday, Office Hours Cancelled

In preparation for Stuart Geiger’s guest talk on the ethnography of Wikipedia (scheduled for Oct 2nd), I’ve added the following readings to the syllabus:



Also, since I will be out of town, I will not be holding office hours this week.

Grounded Theory

What is ‘Theory‘ in Grounded Theory. An article by one of the two scholars responsible for developing this approach. Draws a very sharp distinction between grounded theory (GT) and qualitative data analysis (QDA). Useful to know and understand even if we don’t necessarily adhere to GT exactly as Glaser defines it.