qualititativeresearchdesign

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  2/25/11 Qualititative Research Design JOUR 304
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Researcher’s role (You) o Study the performance, process, and practice  of communication o Participant or second hand?
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Participants o Complete Participation (You are a fully  functioning member of the scene, but others  do not know… like an undercover police  officer) o Participation-as observer (Your role is known) o Observer-as-participant (Your main role is as  observer) o Complete Observer
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Step 1…. KNOW YOUR PURPOSE! Your focus should be a broad research  question or a statement of the researcher’s  expectations.  Plan your study around the research question, 
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Sampling=credibility o Snowball (“Friend of a friend”) o Network (Like snowball, but subject isn’t  connected to other subject, “good fit”) o Purposive Sampling (Specific fit, i.e. Support  Groups) o Maximum Variation Sampling (Seek subjects  until the data forms patterns)
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course JOUR 304 taught by Professor Karlis during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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