You can't see the Earth as a globe unless you get at least twenty thousand miles away from it. On December 7, 1972, the first photograph was taken of the whole Earth from space. That photo became known as The Blue Marble Shot.
As part of our January focus on impact evaluation, Michael Quinn Patton shares a rumination from the new 4th edition of Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods on best practices.
The 4th edition of Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods by Michael Quinn Patton will be published in mid-November, 2014. A new feature is one personal “rumination” in each chapter.
Last week Michael Quinn Patton shared the first five of his top ten trends in qualitative evaluation methods over the past decade. This week he finishes the series and identifies four challenges and opportunities he sees for qualitative approaches in the future.
Over the next two weeks, Michael Quinn Patton joins us to give his top ten trends in qualitative evaluation over the last decade. This week, he sets out the first five.