?The potential of qualitative research for authentically sharing children's experiences in child care, preschool, and other early education setting is the focus of this 2-part collection. The number of articles that link children's developmental growth with the adults who influence them in early childhood settings is exciting. An excellent guide for those new to this method of inquiry, the book underscores the importance of qualitative methodology to processes of change in programs designed to meet the needs of young children.?-Readings
About the Author
J. AMOS HATCH is Associate Professor of Inclusive Early Childhood Education at the University of Tennessee. He has taught in early childhood settings and conducted qualitative studies resulting in research reports for Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Elementary School Journal, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, and Phi Delta Kappan. He is currently executive coeditor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.