Digging deeper into data analysis: Chex MixTM Analogy

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This article presents a pedagogical strategy that uses Chex MixTM as a visual and physical means of helping students learn data analysis. The manipulative is used to guide students to a deeper level of analysis by looking “within” and “between” data sources. Specific steps are shared about using Chex MixTM snacks to teach the data analysis process and assist students in identifying and recording major themes that emerge from the examination of interviews, observations, documents, and other qualitative data sources. The use of the researcher’s reflexive journal is emphasized in recording the process undertaken to identify themes.<br><br>
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5
JournalCollege Teaching
StatePublished - Nov 6 2020


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