10.14 in class - Intro to Qualitative World Ontology deals...

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Intro to Qualitative World Ontology – deals with the nature of reality (socially constructed) Epistemology – deals with the origin, nature and limits of knowledge (cultural, not causal; interpretive) Paradigm – a model of how ideas relate to one another, forming a framework within which research is carried out, a worldview o Quantitative: post-positivism o Qualitative: interpretivism Qualitative research takes a really long time o You have to find the proper people for your study, convince them to participate, do the interview, then transcribe the entire conversations Transcriptions must be perfect including every umm and ahh Qualitative research generally uses non-random samples because they usually focus on a specific sector o Based on selectors Qualitative research can be bias and you can use that bias Qualitative research usually begins with a specific agenda Interviews One-on-one Open, directed conversation Written materials: o Interviewer’s guide
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course ADPR 3510 taught by Professor Sweetser during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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10.14 in class - Intro to Qualitative World Ontology deals...

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