Qualitative Research Methods and Design: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following do ethnographic studies look at?

Question 2 2. Qualitative research involves looking at _____ data.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a reason to perform a case study?

Question 4 4. Anna wants an in-depth understanding of how people feel when they are faced with their greatest fear. She would like to interview a small number of people and look for patterns in their responses. Which of the following types of research would be best for Anna's desired study?

Question 5 5. Why is it important for the subjects of a phenomenological study to possess good communication skills?

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Question 6 6. A diary is an example of:

Question 7 7. Which of the following studies would require qualitative research?

Question 8 8. What is one of the limitations of ethnographic research?

Question 9 9. Qualitative research looks at:

Question 10 10. Grounded theory:

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Question 11 11. One strength of historical research is that it:

Question 12 12. One drawback of historical research is that:

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes a limitation of qualitative research?

Question 14 14. Grounded theory is called that because the _____ is grounded in the _____.

Question 15 15. Neisha wants to study how people feel after watching the newest animated movie. She asks each person coming out of the theater to fill out a survey rating different emotions on a scale of 1 to 3. Which of the following best describes the type of research that Neisha is conducting?

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Question 16 16. Richard is performing a case study, but he doesn't record some possibly useful data because his personal opinions and preferences get in the way. This situation is an example of which of the following weaknesses for a case study?

Question 17 17. If a researcher interviews parents of toddlers and makes notes of those interviews, the researcher is gathering non-numerical data. Which of the following represents the type of research being done in this situation?

Question 18 18. Identify which of the following is NOT an example of qualitative research:

Question 19 19. Which of these is NOT a limitation of grounded theory?

Question 20 20. Which two tasks must ethnographic researchers balance when they are doing research?

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Question 21 21. Historical research involves examining ______ to make predictions about ______.

Question 22 22. Getting a group of people together and asking them questions about a particular topic is:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is not an example of phenomenological research?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes an advantage of qualitative research?

Question 25 25. Which of the following would be the best example of a case study?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a strength of phenomenological research?

Question 27 27. One strength of grounded theory is:

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a step in historical research?

Question 29 29. Records of home sales in a town are an example of:

Question 30 30. Why is examining complex cultural phenomena important in ethnographic research?

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