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Ch 6: Qualitative Research Methods and Design: Tutoring Solution

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Learning Objectives

  • Define qualitative research.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of case studies.
  • List the pros and cons of ethnographies.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of historical research.
  • Understand the pros and cons of grounded theory.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of phenomenology.

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: Qualitative Research Methods and Design: Tutoring Solution
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An Overview of Qualitative Research

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.

What is Qualitative Research? - Definition, Sources & Examples

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.

Case Study Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

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.

Ethnographic Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

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.

Historical Research Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations

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.

Grounded Theory Design: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

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.

Phenomenological Design: Definition, Advantages & Limitations

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.

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