Because society has invested in education to resolve numerous social problems relating to schools, neighborhoods and communities, educational research is of paramount significance. Qualitative research in education has, in the past several decades, experienced an explosion of new methodologies endeavoring to address the messy, complex and dynamic nature of life in this postmodern era. Education has drawn from conceptual and methodological theories in qualitative research from various disciplines and professions. This video-paper highlights interviews with distinguished scholars such as Professors Zygmunt Bauman, Norman Denzin, Henry Giroux, Maxine Greene and William Pinar, who provide key insights into the educative role of disciplines relating to qualitative research in education.
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