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great post. As I read your post and the analysis of the article, and your justification of purposive sampling, I thought my contribution will be a series of questions. What is the process of choosing any research method at all? What factors guide such choices? Is it always because the choice will produce the best result? Is the chosen method based on convenience, as the method in your review? What of cost of a design? Is not any choice a matter of convenience? How does purposive sampling differ from convenient sampling? what is purposive sampling? Polit and Beck (2017), define purposive sampling as a "nonprobability sampling method in which the researcher selects participants based on personal judgment about which one would be most informative." (p. 740). One of the tools of analysis of purposive sampling is inference statistics. How can one make a generalization, when the sample
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  • Fall '18
  • Thought, Wolters Kluwer

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