A Framework for Internet Case Study Methodology in Writing Studies

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Writing studies uses the case study at its primary method and methodology. This article offers a theoretical grounding about case study research and especially internet case study research. It argues that boundaries and spheres of influences are crucial to constructing an effective case study. It advocates for avoiding overstatement and overload when constructing internet case studies. It then discusses the ethics of case studies, focusing on searchability. It concludes by discussing the value of case studies in general.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number102509
JournalComputers and Composition
StatePublished - Dec 2019


  • Case selection
  • Case study
  • Digital case study
  • Internet
  • Qualitative research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Education
  • Linguistics and Language


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