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1. An Overview of Qualitative Research
Sometimes, a research study does not have results made up of numbers. In this lesson, we'll look at qualitative research, compare it to quantitative research and examine some of its strengths and limitations.
2. What is Qualitative Research? - Definition, Sources & Examples
Sometimes research does not involve simple numbers that you can analyze. When that happens, where do researchers get their data? In this lesson, we'll look at qualitative data and the major sources of it.
3. Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages
Often, research involves looking at large numbers of people. But sometimes, researchers want to look at just a few people in-depth. In this lesson, we'll examine case studies and their strengths and limitations.
4. Ethnographic Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages
Though often researchers are interested in individuals, sometimes they are more interested in the characteristics of a community at large. In this lesson, we'll look at ethnographic research and its advantages and disadvantages.
5. Historical Research Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations
Most research involves looking at what's happening right now. But what if a researcher wants to look at the past and what it can tell us about the future? In this lesson, we'll explore historical research design, its steps, and its pros and cons.
6. Grounded Theory Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages
Everyone knows that a scientist has to develop a hypothesis before gathering data. But what if a scientist does it the other way around? In this lesson, we'll examine what grounded theory is and its strengths and weaknesses.
7. Phenomenological Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations
Some researchers are interested in how humans experience certain phenomena. In this lesson, we'll look at one way to study the universal experience of phenomena through phenomenological research and its strengths and limitations.
8. What is Qualitative Observation? - Definition & Example
There are various ways we can observe things. We often use numbers in our observations, but we can also make observations using our senses. These are called qualitative observations, and they are the focus of this lesson.
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