Qualitative Research Design

Qualitative Research Design
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Author: Joseph A. Maxwell
Pages: 175
ISBN: 0761926089
Release: 2005
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach, Second Edition provides researchers and students with a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. A bestseller in its First Edition, this invaluable book presents an innovative approach to the components of design and how they interact with each other. The text presents a clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components and highlights key design issues. Based on a course the author taught for seven years at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the work is written in an informal, jargon-free style and incorporates many examples and hands-on exercises.

Qualitative Research Design An Interactive Approach

Qualitative Research Design  An Interactive Approach
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Author: Joseph A. Maxwell
Pages: 218
ISBN: 9781412981194
Release: 2013
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book gives researchers and students a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. Based on a course that the author taught for 7 years at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, it is written in an informal, jargon-free style and incorporates many examples and hands-on exercises. Rather than the rigid, linear approach to design that is usually found in research methods textbooks--and which is particularly ill suited for qualitative research--this book presents a flexible, systemic model of design. This model not only better fits what experienced qualitative researchers actually do, but provides a clear framework for designing a study and developing a research proposal. This edition includes new or substantially expanded discussions of research paradigms, defining a research problem, site and participant selection, relationships with research participants, data analysis, and validity, as well as more examples and exercises.

Research Design

Research Design
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Author: John W. Creswell
Pages: 273
ISBN: 9781452226095
Release: 2014
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The eagerly anticipated Fourth Edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design is here! For all three approaches, Creswell includes a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions, a review of the literature, an assessment of the use of theory in research approaches, and refl ections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry. He also presents the key elements of the research process, giving specifi c attention to each approach. The Fourth Edition includes extensively revised mixed methods coverage, increased coverage of ethical issues in research, and an expanded emphasis on worldview perspectives.

Applied Qualitative Research Design

Applied Qualitative Research Design
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Author: Margaret R. Roller,Paul J. Lavrakas
Pages: 398
ISBN: 9781462519101
Release: 2015-02-23
Editor: Guilford Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This unique text provides a comprehensive framework for creating, managing, and interpreting qualitative research studies that yield valid and useful information. Examples of studies from a wide range of disciplines illustrate the strengths, limitations, and applications of the primary qualitative methods: in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, ethnography, content analysis, and case study and narrative research. Following a consistent format, chapters show students and researchers how to implement each method within a paradigm-neutral and flexible Total Quality Framework (TQF) comprising four interrelated components: Credibility, Analyzability, Transparency, and Usefulness. Unlike other texts that relegate quality issues to one or two chapters, detailed discussions of such crucial topics as construct validity, interresearcher reliability, researcher bias, and verification strategies are featured throughout. The book also addresses applications of the TQF to the writing, review, and evaluation of qualitative research proposals and manuscripts. Pedagogical Features *Summary tables that highlight important content, such as the application of a method to vulnerable or hard-to-reach populations. *Case studies that illustrate TQF standards in practice for each method. *Guidelines for effective documentation (via thick descriptions) of each type of study. *End-of-chapter discussion topics, exercises, and suggested further reading and Web resources. *Chapters open with a preview and close with a bulleted summary of key ideas. *Extensive glossary.

Defending Qualitative Research

Defending Qualitative Research
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Author: Mario Cardano
Pages: 164
ISBN: 9780429875014
Release: 2020-03-13
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Focussing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork – design, analysis, and textualization – this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of “rigour” as formulated in quantitative research and based on the theory of probability, it proposes a theoretical frame that allows combining the goals of rigour and that of creativity through the reference to theory of argumentation. As such, it will appeal to scholars and students across the social sciences with interests in qualitative research methods.

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
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Author: Steven J. Taylor,Robert Bogdan,Marjorie DeVault
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781118767214
Release: 2015-10-26
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An informative real-world guide to studying the "why" of human behavior Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods is a practical, comprehensive guide to the collection and presentation of qualitative data. Unique in the market, this book describes the entire research process — from design through writing — illustrated by examples of real, complete qualitative work that clearly demonstrates how methods are used in actual practice. This updated third edition includes all new case studies, with additional coverage of mixed methods, non-sociological settings, funding, and a sample interview guide. The studies profiled are accompanied by observation field notes, and the text includes additional readings for both students and instructors. More than just theory, this guide is designed to give you a real-world practitioner's view of how qualitative research is handled every step of the way. Many different disciplines rely on qualitative research as a method of inquiry, to gain an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the governing forces behind it. Qualitative research asks "why" and "how," and the data is frequently complex and difficult to measure. This book shows you how to effectively handle qualitative work, regardless of where it's being applied. Understand the strengths and limitations of qualitative data Learn how experts work around common methodological issues Compare actual field notes to the qualitative studies they generated Examine the full range of qualitative methods throughout the research process Whether you're studying sociology, psychology, marketing, or any number of other fields, especially in the social and behavioral sciences, human behavior is the central concern of your work. So what drives human behavior? That's what qualitative research helps to explain. Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods gives you the foundation you need to begin seeking answers.

Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research
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Author: Stephen D. Lapan,MaryLynn T. Quartaroli,Frances J. Riemer
Pages: 560
ISBN: 9781118118856
Release: 2011-11-09
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The authors—noted scholars and researchers—provide an up-to-date guide to qualitative study design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. Step by step, the authors explain a range of methodologies and methods for conducting qualitative research focusing on how they are applied when conducting an actual study. The book includes methods of data collection, specific approaches to qualitative research, and current issues in the field. Specifically, chapters cover the methods, designs, and analyses related to the methodologies of history, case study, program evaluation, ethnography, autoethnography, narrative, life histories, emancipatory discourses, feminist perspectives, African American inquiry, indigenous studies, and practitioner qualitative research.

Designing Qualitative Research

Designing Qualitative Research
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Author: Uwe Flick
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9781446205181
Release: 2008-03-05
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Providing a comprehensive guide to devising an effective research design, Uwe Flick discusses each stage of the process of designing qualitative research in detail, including formulating a research design, selecting an appropriate strategy, conceptual framework and data source, and collecting and analyzing data.

Research Design

Research Design
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Author: Patricia Leavy
Pages: 301
ISBN: 9781462514380
Release: 2017-04
Editor: Guilford Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research. Chapters on each approach follow a unique format--they present a template for a research proposal and explain in detail how to conceptualize and fill in every section. Terminology commonly used within each approach is identified, and key moments of ethical decision making are flagged. Interdisciplinary research examples draw on current events and social justice topics. Unique coverage includes hot topics: replication studies and data sharing, tailoring proposals to different audiences, and more. The book also includes a general introduction to social research; an in-depth, practical discussion of ethics; and a chapter on how to begin a research study, from planning a topic to developing a research question via a literature review. Pedagogical Features *Multiple "Review Stops" in each chapter--quick quizzes with answer keys. *End-of-chapter writing exercises, research activities, and suggested resources. *Bold-face key terms and an end-of-book glossary. *Boxed tips from experts in the respective approaches. *Supplemental PowerPoint slides for instructors using the book in a class.

Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research
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Author: Sharan B. Merriam
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780470283547
Release: 2009-04-06
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Praise for the Third Edition of Qualitative Research: "Sharan B. Merriam synthesizes twenty years of developments in qualitative research with clarity and acumen." ?Michael Quinn Patton, author, Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods "Here is a qualitative research methods book that reinforces the connection between professional experience and qualitative inquiry." ?Robert Stake, author, The Art of Case Study Research and Multiple Case Study Analysis "In this new edition, Sharan Merriam once again presents the world of qualitative research in language engaging and accessible?for new and experienced readers alike. If you can have only one book about qualitative research, this is it!" ?Patricia M. Reeves, associate professor, School of Social Work, University of Georgia "Mystified by qualitative research? You couldn't ask for a better guide than Sharan Merriam, who introduces you to the fundamental concepts of this research method, explains its complex forms, and then shows you exactly how to do a high-quality qualitative study." ?M. Carolyn Clark, coeditor, The International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design
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Author: John W. Creswell,Cheryl N. Poth
Pages: 488
ISBN: 9781506330228
Release: 2016-12-19
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the revised Fourth Edition of the best-selling text, John W. Creswell and new co-author Cheryl N. Poth explore the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. Preserving Creswell's signature writing style, the authors compare the approaches and relate research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry in a highly accessible manner. Featuring new content, articles, pedagogy, references, and expanded coverage of ethics throughout, the Fourth Edition is an ideal introduction to the theories, strategies, and practices of qualitative inquiry.

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design
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Author: John W. Creswell
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781412995313
Release: 2013
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Previous ed. cataloged as: Qualitative inquiry & research design. c2007.

Research Design

Research Design
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Author: John W. Creswell
Pages: 228
ISBN: STANFORD:36105006036029
Release: 1994-05-23
Editor: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book provides the basis for deciding whether to use a qualitative or quantitative approach for the design of a research study and how to write up the results of a study for a journal article or dissertation. Addressing these issues, the author offers a guide to the major design decisions, such as deciding upon a paradigm, stating the purpose of the study, identifying the research questions and hypotheses, using theory and defining and stating the significance of the study.

Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative Research Methods
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Author: Monique Hennink,Inge Hutter,Ajay Bailey
Pages: 376
ISBN: 9781473924352
Release: 2020-01-09
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Practical and straightforward, this book is a multidisciplinary introduction to the process of planning, conducting and analysing qualitative research, from selecting appropriate methods to publishing your findings. Built around the authors’ Qualitative Research Cycle – consisting of the design, data collection and analytic cycles – this pragmatic guide clearly demonstrates the steps you need to take to ensure your research is rigorous and robust. Drawing on decades of experience teaching workshops, the book is packed with techniques and tools to help you turn theory and method into research practice. This second edition: Showcases the importance of linking research design to data analysis, helping you avoid potential pitfalls and get the most out of your data Highlights the relevance and wide application of qualitative methods with an array of international examples of real field research and interdisciplinary case studies Gives clear guidance on writing qualitative research, including how to respond to critiques of qualitative methods Has a renewed focus on evaluating quality in qualitative research, ensuring your work is valid, reflexive and ethical Offering tried and tested research tools like interview guides that you can apply to your own projects and supported by online resources including checklists and reflective questions, this book is the perfect companion for anyone looking to complete a successful project using qualitative research methods.

Applied Qualitative Research Design

Applied Qualitative Research Design
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Author: Gene Williams
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781839472169
Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: Scientific e-Resources

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book gives a thorough structure to making, overseeing, and deciphering subjective research considers that yield legitimate and valuable data. Cases of concentrates from an extensive variety of orders represent the qualities, impediments, and uses of the essential subjective strategies: inside and out meetings, center gathering dialogs, ethnography, content investigation, and contextual analysis and account look into. Following a reliable arrangement, parts demonstrate to understudies and scientists proper methodologies to execute every strategy inside a worldview unbiased and adaptable Total Quality Framework (TQF) containing four interrelated segments: Credibility, Analyzability, Transparency, and Usefulness. The book additionally addresses utilizations of the TQF to the composition, survey, and assessment of subjective research proposition and original copies. This book indicates how the parts of configuration interface with each other, and gives a methodology to making intelligent and workable connections among these plan segments, featuring key outline issues.

Designing Qualitative Research

Designing Qualitative Research
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Author: Catherine Marshall,Gretchen B. Rossman
Pages: 262
ISBN: 1412924898
Release: 2006
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Fourth Edition of this best-selling text, Designing Qualitative Research, once again provides pragmatic guidance for developing and successfully defending proposals for qualitative inquiry. With expanded coverage of ethics, analysis processes, and approaches, authors Catherine Marshall and Gretchen B. Rossman, have updated this highly popular text to reflect the advances and challenges presented by provocative developments and new applications since the previous edition.

Qualitative Research Design

Qualitative Research Design
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Author: Joseph Alex Maxwell
Pages: 153
ISBN: UOM:39015054064350
Release: 1996-05-21
Editor: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This invaluable book presents an innovative approach to qualitative design that emphasizes the components of a design and how these interact with each other and the environment in which the study is situated. A clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components is provided and key design issues are highlighted. These design issues include: clarifying the purposes of the study; creating a theoretical context for the research; formulating research questions; developing a relationship with the people being studied; making decisions about sampling, data collection and analysis; and assessing validity threats and alternative explanations to the study's conclusions. In addition, the book explains how

Qualitative Researching

Qualitative Researching
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Author: Jennifer Mason
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781526422026
Release: 2017-10-23
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The third edition of this best-selling text guides students and researchers through the process of doing qualitative research, clearly explaining how different theoretical approaches inform what you do in practice. The text bridges the gap between ‘cookbook’ and more abstract approaches to qualitative research, by posing ‘difficult questions' that researchers should be asking themselves . The book invites researchers to engage in a creative and critical practice in how they draw insights, interpret a range of types of data and craft knowledge from qualitative research. Fully revised and updated, with three new chapters, this edition: · Covers the full research process, with new material on analysing and interpreting data and research ethics · Engages with exciting new developments in the field through challenging qualitative researchers to be creative with how they research and with what they find. · Examines the potential of qualitatively-led approaches to mixed methods, and their implications for research design, research practice and the production of convincing arguments. A theoretically engaged, grounded approach to qualitative researching, this remains the ideal text to guide students to become thoughtful, creative and effective qualitative researchers.

Research Design

Research Design
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Author: John W. Creswell,J. David Creswell
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781506386690
Release: 2017-11-27
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This best-selling text pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design. For all three approaches, John W. Creswell and new co-author J. David Creswell include a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions, key elements of the research process, a review of the literature, an assessment of the use of theory in research applications, and reflections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry. The Fifth Edition includes more coverage of: epistemological and ontological positioning in relation to the research question and chosen methodology; case study, PAR, visual and online methods in qualitative research; qualitative and quantitative data analysis software; and in quantitative methods more on power analysis to determine sample size, and more coverage of experimental and survey designs; and updated with the latest thinking and research in mixed methods. SHARE this Comparison of Research Approaches poster with your students to help them navigate the distinction between the three approaches to research.

Designing Qualitative Research

Designing Qualitative Research
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Author: Catherine Marshall,Gretchen B. Rossman
Pages: 175
ISBN: STANFORD:36105040978566
Release: 1989-03
Editor: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

All qualitative researchers have to justify their research programme to a sceptical decison-maker - a dissertion committee, funding agency or government body - at some point. How do qualitative researchers overcome scepticism and more importantly create a viable research programme in the first place? This practical, step-by-step guide addresses this issue. Drawing from the experiences of scholars, students and practitioners from a variety of fields, the authors explain how to produce a strong, convincing qualitative research proposal.