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Guide 7: Less Structured Designs A refresher from our overview: To start (my opinion), I don't like the terminology distinction "quantitative-qualitative." It confuses the level of the variables (such as nominal or interval) with the way you conducted your study (e.g., experiment, ethnography), and that is just plain inaccurate. Many historical studies, for example, are highly quantitative. Field studies may gather information on quantitative variables. Furthermore, the level of the variables, whether quantitative or qualitative, also has absolutely nothing to do with causality or internal validity. Yet, we suspect that differences exist among methods called "quantitative" and those called "qualitative." I believe that key is STRUCTURE. Less structured ("qualitative") research is much more fluid. A huge reason for this fluidity is that once you enter "the field," whether this is an organization or a set of records, you will almost certainly encounter many unanticipated events, patterns or sequences. Ethnographies Gleaning
Qualrus - The Intelligent Qualitative Analysis Program The placebo effect and a partici The placebo effect and a participatory worldview John Heron, formerly Assistant Director, British Postgraduate Medical Federation, University of London Published in D.Peters (ed), Understanding the Placebo Effect in Complementary Medicine, London, Churchill Livingstone, 2001, pp 189-212. Outline Inquiry paradigms Cartesian anomaly The downfall of positivism A participatory worldview Critical subjectivity and four ways of knowing Methodology: co-operative inquiry The body as a subjective-objective reality The relevance and limits of conventional medical research The relevance of co-operative inquiry A co-operative inquiry project Inquiry paradigms Any method of inquiry presupposes an inquiry paradigm, which is a set of basic beliefs about the nature of reality and how it may be known (Guba and Lincoln, 1994; Heron and Reason, 1997). These are philosophical presuppositions of the method and are not derived from the method.
colwiz | Your Research Life - Organised Qualitative 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. Characteristics Purpose: Understanding - Seeks to understand people’s interpretations. Reality: Dynamic - Reality changes with changes in people’s perceptions. Viewpoint: Insider - Reality is what people perceive it to be. Values: Value bound - Values will have an impact and should be understood and taken into account when conducting and reporting research. Focus: Holistic - A total or complete picture is sought. Orientation: Discovery - Theories and hypotheses are evolved from data as collected. Data: Subjective - Data are perceptions of the people in the environment. Instrumentation: Human - The human person is the primary collection instrument. Advantages Disadvantages Corroboration
Docear Qualitative program evaluation methods J. Mitch Vaterlaus, M.S. Graduate Extension Assistant Utah State University Brian J. Evaluation is an important component of refining programs and documenting impacts. Evaluation, methods, qualitative Extension professionals may not feel they have the time, resources, or expertise for conducting advanced statistical analyses (Higginbotham, Henderson, and Adler-Baeder 2007). “Qualitative research” is a title that represents a broad family of methods (Bamberger, Rugh, and Mabry 2006; Bodgan and Biklen 1998). The underlying assumptions of qualitative methods are closely related to Cooperative Extension’s mission of understanding and meeting people’s needs at the local level (U.S. The research question Qualitative data collection Qualitative data analysis Quality in qualitative evaluation Challenges and considerations in qualitative evaluation Research questions are different in quantitative and qualitative methodologies (Corbin and Strauss 2008). Triangulation. Bamberger, M., J.
Bracketing (Epoche): SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry -