What is Qualitative Research? - Definition, Sources & Examples


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

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1. Which of the following is NOT a source of qualitative data?

2. What is the key element of participant observation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of qualitative research and its purposes. You will need to know what a diary is an example of and understand what qualitative research looks at to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to assess your knowledge of:

  • Definition of qualitative research
  • What diaries are an example of
  • Records of home sales

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz combo to practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what qualitative research looks at
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the different components of qualitative research
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding records of home sales and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about qualitative research, review the lesson on What is Qualitative Research? - Definition, Sources & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine why qualitative research is used
  • Understand the purposes of observations
  • Identify the different sources of qualitative data