Flashcards in Review Deck (56)
Describe how a focus group works
Small group. Led by a facilitator. Less than 10 questions to keep focused on a topic.
What is a case study
Something out of the norm, not mainstream, a little unusual. Do a write up to describe.
Give an example of a critiquing question for a qualitative study design?
What kind of design?
-phenomonology. historical. case study. ethnogrophy. grounded
Give an example of a critiquing question for a qualitative sampling method
How did they chose the sample?
-Convenience sample. Nothing random. Purposive sampling.
Give an example of a critiquing question for qualitative data collection methos.
Collected by interviews. Questionnaires. Observation.
Procedure for observation? Be a participant. Have a format. Some statistics.
Give an example of a critiquing question for qualitative data analysis methods
Analyze. Get someone to validate what you're seeing. Key words. patterns.
Differentiate between straight and analytical description
straight is from the literature(preformed ideas of things you expect to see), analytical is from the data (don't read literature first, read data first).
What do the following words mean: comprehending, sythesizing, theorizeing recontextualizing
what is going on/ sifting and sorting/ develop an explanation/ might this be appropriate in another setting?
what is template analysis
Used in Ethnography
Select the template based on words, actions, situations, etc
Code data into the template
Revise template as needed
determine the resultant pattern
what is another word for editing analysis
give an example of immersion analysis
Used with case histories
Become totally immersed into the data
Explore until main point crystallizes
what is triangulation
Combine and use to or more theories/methods/data sources/investigators/analysis.
how do you know you have trustworthy results?
Confirmable(clear paper trail), dependable(consistent findings/sufficient findings), transferable(usefulness in another, similar setting), credible (authentic and truthful account)
what is a key informant?
"the go to person" someone who really knows what's going on
what is participant observation
method of data collection. resercher participates as they make observations
what is data redundancy
what are some dimensions to be considered when planning field work
how going to develop trust
there are three types of note taking. what are they, what are the differences
just the facts
notes you (the researcher) took on what worked, what didn't work.
what types of things may effect the reliability of the qualitative design
what types of things may effect the validity of your qualitative design?
History and maturation
Selection and regression
what are the sources of data for historical studies
journals and diaries
what is the purpose of a case history
focusing on a small group, single person...done something unusal so a good example for what you're trying to accomplish
difference between ethnography and phenomonology
ethnography describes a culture
phenomonology describes lived experiences
give an example of intensity sampling
submerging yourself in the group you want to study. study them here and now.
give an example of varient case sampling
the unual cases...extreme.
how might qualitative data be collected?