Comparing Methods and Methodologies in Writing Research
A Coggle Diagram about Commonalities Between these Different Approaches , Differences Between Product focused and (Process) Student Focused , Differences Between Discourse Analysis and Ethnographic Research and Thesis/Conclusion: It all depends on purpose; neither approach is inherently better than the other, one just might be more appropriate for a different purpose than the other.
So what would be a purpose to use Ethnography? To not use Ethnography?
What would be a purpose to use Discourse Analysis? To not use Discourse Analysis?