The reflective practice framework for phenomenographic data analysis

Rotar, Olga (2024) The reflective practice framework for phenomenographic data analysis. Systemic Practice and Action Research. ISSN 1094-429X (

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In phenomenographic studies, the use of reflection is not commonly reported. Drawing on the different schools of thought and reported frameworks, this paper introduces the Reflective Practice Framework for phenomenographic data analysis. The article describes theoretical stances and constituent elements of the framework, which consist of the two levels and five steps of reflection. The application of the framework allows for a systemic account of situational factors and personal influences during the process of phenomenographic data analysis. The framework provides a clear-cut guideline for novice phenomenographers on how to maintain reflection when working on the analysis of unstructured phenomenographic data and considering assumptions, biases, and alternative perspectives.