Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods

| March 13, 2016

Question
Application
Qualitative Article Analysis
For this Application, you will read and analyze an article detailing a study that employed a qualitative
research approach. As you read, be sure to take note of the characteristics of qualitative research and
why a qualitative research approach was more appropriate for the study.
To prepare for this Application:

Review the following readings for this week: Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing
Among Five Approaches; Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods; and Research Design:
Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Consider the characteristics of
qualitative research.

Review Chapter 2 and Chapter 6 in the APA Manual.

Locate the article your instructor has selected for the class to read and analyze (this should be
posted as an announcement by Day 2 this week).

For the article your instructor has selected:

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Analyze the article for characteristics of qualitative research.

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Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of using a qualitative approach for the study in
question. Why use a qualitative approach instead of a quantitative one?

The assignment:

Craft a 3- to 5-page paper in which you do the following:

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Analyze a qualitative research article for:
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Characteristics of qualitative research and

The strengths and weaknesses of using a qualitative approach for the study
instead of a quantitative approach

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