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Integration

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combining the findings from each type if data to form an overall meta inference

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Natural Science Model and Qualitative Research

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Empiricist overtones

Specific problem focus

Hypothesis and testing

Realism

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Life History Method

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emphasizes the inner experience of individuals and its connections with larger societal events throughout the life course

aka biographical method

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Empiricism

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an approach to the study of reality according to which only knowledge gained by observation through the senses is acceptable

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Analytic Induction

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an approach to the analysis of qualitative data in which the collection of data continues and the hypothesis is modified until no cases that are inconsistent with it are found

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Behaviour vs. Meaning

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qualitative frequently examines behaviour and the context in which it occurs

both are interested in what people do and think

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Numbers vs. Words

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qualitative researchers engage in limited amount of quantification

quantitative researchers gather or analyze qualitative data to better understand subject matter

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Artificial vs. Natural

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qualitative considered more naturalistic

sometimes researcher can be an interference making situation less natural

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Ethnostatistics

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the study of the construction, interpretation, and display of statistics in quantitative social research

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Meta Ethnography

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a method for combining data from qualitative research by translating concepts across studies

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Triangulation

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the use of quantitative research to corroborate qualitative research findings

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Facilitation

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the use of one research strategy to aid research of another

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Conplementarity

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the use of two different research strategies so diverse aspects of an investigation can be combined

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Strengths of Multi Strategy Research

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words, pictures, and narrative give meaning to numbers

numbers add precision to words, pictures, and narrative

can answer broad, more complete range of questions

add insights missed with one method

produces more complete knowledge

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Weaknesses of Multi Strategy Research

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can be difficult to carry out both

researcher has to learn multiple methods to understand how to mix them

more expensive

time consuming

details remain to be fully worked out

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Multi Strategy Research

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research that combines quantitative and qualitative methods

aka mixed methods