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What are six qualitative research designs?
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Phenomonological, ethnographic, grounded theory, historical, case study and action research
_______ studies examine human experiences through the descriptions provided by the people involved.
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Phenomenological
________ research attempts to escribe the meaning experiences hold for each subject and is used to study areas of research on which there isn't a lot of information.
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Phenomenological
Experiences that are used for phenomenological studies are called ________ experences.
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Lived
Data is collected for phenomenological research primarily through...
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Interviews (although, the participant may write out their experience and how they interpret/perceive it)
What is bracketing and what type of research is it used for?
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A researcher identifies what they expect to discover and deliberately set it aside. By doing this, it is possible for the researcher see the experience from the eyes of the person relating it. It is used in Phenomenological research.
In phenomenological studies, what is the goal?
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To identify themes and patterns in the data
In phenomenological studies, when is data collected vs. when it is assessed?
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They are done simultaneously (unlike all experimental research)
_______ studies involve the collection and analysis of data about cultural groups.
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Ethnographic
In ________ research, the researcher often lives with the population of interest and becomes a part of their culture.
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Ethnographic
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What is a key informant, and in what type of research are they used?
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A key informant is an individual knowledgeable about a culture of interest. They are used in ethnographic studies.
How is data generally gathered for Ethnographic research?
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Participant observation and interviews
What is the end purpose of an ethnographic study?
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The development of cultural theories
What discipline gave genesis to ethnography?
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Anthropology
How is the use of ethnographic research beneficial to nursing?
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Nurse researchers can view nursing and health care in the context in which it occurs
What discipline gave rise to Grounded theory?
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Sociology
In ________ studies, data is collected and analyzed, then a theory is generated based on the analysis.
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Grounded theory
The _________ method uses both an inductive and deductive approach to theory generation.
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Grounded theory
What type of sampling is used for Grounded theory and why?
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Purposeful sampling...the researcher wants a diverse population to locate people who can shed new light on a phenomenon.
How is data collected in a grounded theory study?
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Through participant observation and interviews. The data is recorded through handwritten notes and tape recordings
  
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