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participant observation

Definition of Participant Observation

(noun) When researchers actively engage in the activity they are studying to understand it better.

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Cite the Definition of Participant Observation

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “participant observation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 20, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/participant-observation/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

participant observation. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/participant-observation/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “participant observation.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/participant-observation/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“participant observation.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/participant-observation/>.