It’s not a survey!? Experiences with the development of a community website for qualitative tourism research

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Abstract

This auto-ethnographic research working paper provides an insight into the researcher's experiences and challenges in exploring the use of a community website for qualitative empirical material collection of tourists' perceptions. Main challenges experienced refer to a) recruiting participants and promoting the project online, b) developing a community website and exploring it's use for qualitative material collection, c) the tension of being the researcher and a community member, and d) finding the right balance between research and website tasks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCAUTHE 2011 National Conference
Subtitle of host publicationTourism : creating a brilliant blend
EditorsMichael J Gross
Place of PublicationAdelaide, Australia
PublisherUniversity of South Australia
Pages1141-1145
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780987050700
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventCAUTHE 2011 National conference: Tourism: Creating a Brilliant Blend - University of South Australia
Duration: 8 Feb 201111 Feb 2011

Conference

ConferenceCAUTHE 2011 National conference: Tourism: Creating a Brilliant Blend
Period8/02/1111/02/11

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    Kachel, U. (2011). It’s not a survey!? Experiences with the development of a community website for qualitative tourism research. In M. J. Gross (Ed.), CAUTHE 2011 National Conference: Tourism : creating a brilliant blend (pp. 1141-1145). University of South Australia.