Self-Esteem and Home Schooling Socialization Research: A Work in ProgressChallenges current thinking about the influence of self-esteem in home and conventional schools, presents problems with self-esteem as a measure of appropriate socialization by examining the history of this construct, reviewing empirical research on the subject, and noting the methodological concerns that accompany the use of this construct in research, and reviews the use of self-esteem within the home schooling literature
David J. Francis, Psy.D., and Timothy Z. Keith, Ph.D., Volume 14, No. 3, 2000, p. 1-9
Getting Inside Families: Exploring a Case Study Research Issue in HomeschoolingProvides a self-analytical piece. Maps out his methodological journey from initial contacts with two families, interviews with them which led to a small-scale study proposal, then faltering steps into fieldwork guided by a desire to learn more about their homeschooling experiences and in particular how their parent-child relationship affected learning.
Stephen Peter Goymer, Volume 14, No. 3, 2000, p. 11-18