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Some Guidance on Conducting and Reporting Qualitative Studies

Twining, Peter; Heller, Rachelle S.; Nussbaum, Miguel and Tsai, Chin-Chung (2017). Some Guidance on Conducting and Reporting Qualitative Studies. Computers & Education, 106 A1-A9.

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This paper sets out to address the problem of the imbalance between the number of quantitative and qualitative articles published in highly ranked research journals, by providing guidelines for the design, implementation and reporting of qualitative research. Clarification is provided of key terms (such as quantitative and qualitative) and the interrelationships between them. The relative risks and benefits of using guidelines for qualitative research are considered, and the importance of using any such guidelines flexibly is highlighted. The proposed guidelines are based on a synthesis of existing guidelines and syntheses of guidelines from a range of fields.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN: 0360-1315
Keywords: qualitative; quantitative; research; guidelines; theoretical stance; methods
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 48027
Depositing User: Peter Twining
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2016 15:48
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017 09:15
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