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  • Qualitative Research

    A Companion to QUALITATIVE RESEARCH A Companion to QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Edited by Uwe Flick‚ Ernst von Kardorff and Ines Steinke Translated by Bryan Jenner SAGE Publications London ● Thousand Oaks ● New Delhi Translation © 2004 This English edition first published 2004 Originally published in the series “rowohlts enzyklopädie” under the title QUALITATIVE FORSHCHUNG – Ein Handbuch Copyright © 2000 Rowohlt Ttaschenbuch Verlag GmbH‚ Reinbek bei Hamburg Apart from any fair

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  • Qualitative Research

    Data-collection in Qualitative Research This Chapter is about methods and techniques in data-collection during a qualitative research. We mentioned earlier that qualitative research is eclectic. That is‚ the choice of techniques is dependent on the needs of the research. Although this should be true for almost all social research‚ it is particularly so with qualitative research in that the appropriate method or techniques is often identified and adopted during the research. Qualitative research is also multi-modal

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  • Qualitative Research

    Qualitative research is a generic term for investigative methodologies described as ethnographic‚ naturalistic‚ anthropological‚ field‚ or participant observer research. It emphasizes the importance of looking at variables in the natural setting in which they are found. Interaction between variables is important. Detailed data is gathered through open ended questions. The interviewer is an integral part of the investigation (Jacob 1988). This differs from quantitative research which attempts

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  • Qualitative Research Essay

    CONCEPTS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (An Essay) By Deborah Sitorus One of the ways to gain knowledge is by carrying out some research. As what Zacharia (2012) stated that in daily life most people conduct research to gain knowledge. A research can be carried out qualitatively or quantitatively depends on the research purposes and needs and the type of information the researcher is seeking. My concern in this essay is to briefly share my understandings about basic concepts of qualitative research that

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  • Qualitative Research Methods

    PROJECT QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS FROM AN ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE Ýhsan Ulaþ Kocaoðlu JANUARY 2006 CONTENTS Definition of Qualitative Research in Social Sciences Approaches to Management Research Positivism versus Phenomenology Deductive and Inductive Schools of Thought in Management Research Major Qualitaitve Research Approaches Ethnographic Approach Phenomenology Field Research Grounded Theory Case study Action Research Narrative research Qualitative Data

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  • Qualitative Research Critique

    RUNNING HEAD: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH CRTIQUE Qualitative Research Article Critique November 16‚ 2011 Overall critique: This paper is an article critique written by Alexander & Clare (2004) titled: You still feel different: The experience and meaning of women’s self-injury in the context of a lesbian or bisexual identity. This study’s purpose was to explore the meaning behind females’ self-injurious behavior within the context of being a lesbian or bisexual. It aimed to better understand this

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  • Qualitative Research Critique

    Qualitative Research by Michael D. Myers Originally published in: MISQ Discovery‚ June 1997 This is the "living version". [Welcome] [Introduction] [Overview of Qualitative Research] [Philosophical Perspectives] [Qualitative Research Methods] [Qualitative Techniques for Data Collection] [Modes of Analysis] [Writing Up Qualitative Research][References on Qualitative Research] [Resources for Qualitative Researchers] [Software Tools for Qualitative Researchers] [Teaching Qualitative Research] [Calls

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  • introduction to qualitative research

    Introduction to Qualitative Research Qualitative research in psychology is rapidly emerging as an important focus for psychological research and theory. Although there is a long history of qualitative methods in psychology‚ it is only since the 1980s that qualitative methods have made significant inroads. Among the distinguishing features of qualitative research are its preferences for data rich in description‚ the belief that reality is constructed socially‚ and that reality is about interpretation

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  • quantitative and qualitative research

    CHAPTER 4 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Learning Objectives for Chapter 4 Upon completion of this chapter‚ the reader should be able to: @ Understand the differences between quantitative and qualitative research‚ including: @ @ @ the differing assumptions underlying the two approaches; the methods typical of each approach; and Understand and discuss how these two approaches to research differentially influence the scientific questions asked‚ the methodologies employed

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  • Qualitative Research Article

    Qualitative Research Article Purpose The purpose of this paper is to critique of a qualitative research article written by Janey Peterson (2010) entitled: Living with Heart Disease After Angioplasty: A Qualitative Study of Patients Who have Been Successful or Unsuccessful in Multiple Behavior Change. Peterson presents a 12 month study where she observed and interviewed 61 patients three years post angioplasty. Introduction In her article Living with Heart Disease After Angioplasty: A Qualitative

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