PO011: Bucking the Trend: Understanding Bullying Through a Qualitative Lens

Thursday, February 20, 2014 3:30 PM–5:00 PM

Description:

The present study examined how qualitative methods and mixed methods have been used to research bullying in school psychology journals (JSP, PIS, SPI, SPQ, and SPR) between 2003 and 2012. Of 2,211 total articles, 14 employed qualitative or mixed methods. SPI led the journals with the most qualitative pieces (57%), and semi-structured interviews (57%) were used most frequently. Attendees will learn about the unique contributions qualitative inquiry can make in the study of bullying.

Speaker(s):

Pamela Murillo, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; Crystal N. Gayle, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; Margaret R. Rogers, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; Amanda Ramirez, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown, RI