Qualitative data analysis: Dialogue and mindsets

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Lutz, Lisa L.
Rimmington, Glyn M.

Lutz, Lisa (2010). Qualitative data analysis: Dialogue and mindsets. -- In Proceedings: 6th Annual Symposium: Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects. Wichita, KS: Wichita State University, p. 143-144


Since the late twentieth century, the ability to connect and communicate with others has been available through a variety of information and communication technologies. Access to mobile communication technology is a characteristic that makes today’s learners different and which presents challenges and opportunities in the classroom. This study embraced the use of communication technologies by music students in different parts of the world to collaborate on musical compositions. Students and teachers used web based social networks and collaboration software to, communicate collaborate and compose music. Participant communications were captured online and analyzed to determine feasibility of technologically enables collaborations with a global reach to provide an environment for gaining an awareness of intercultural perspectives.Analysis was conducted using the Emerging Mindedness Continuum.

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Paper presented to the 6th Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) held at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Wichita State University, April 23, 2010.
Research completed at the Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education