Grounded Theory Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

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Qualitative research looks at:

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1. Grounded theory:

2. Grounded theory is called that because the _____ is grounded in the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Grounded theory is a key form of scientific research, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its characteristics, benefits, and limitations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the characteristics of:

  • Qualitative research
  • Grounded theory

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define qualitative research
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information form the lesson on the traits of grounded theory
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the pros and cons of grounded theory

Additional Learning

To learn more about grounded theory and qualitative research, review the accompanying lesson Grounded Theory Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define qualitative research
  • Define grounded theory and understand what it involves
  • Know the strengths and limitations of grounded theory
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