Reading and writing qualitative research report

It emphasizes the view of those observed the

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author almost absent. It emphasizes the view of those observed. The Confessional : In this case, the researcher is present; this report is written in first person to reveal the researcher’s point of view. The Impressionist : In this case, the researcher uses metaphors and imagery to tell a story. Know two different strategies for concluding the written qualitative research report. The research report should conclude with a paragraph noting: What has been learned What questions need to be addressed next The researcher often strives to leave a grand conclusion until the last statement. The final conclusion of the report should be inclusive of the claims, or findings, presented, but not be a simple restatement of those claims. Two Strategies: Include summaries, recommendations, or implications – even a statement of personal reflection. Summarizing and integrating the results of the research according to the research questions can be followed by limitations and suggestions for future research. Why does a qualitative research report take more time to write than a quantitative report? The qualitative research report typically requires more revisions than the quantitative report. Since all data cannot be analyzed, the researcher must select and condense data for analysis. What are the ways to determine the accuracy of a qualitative research report? The scientist conducting qualitative research will often write the method section and data description content at different times to help ensure reliability. One way tot check on your writing process is to ask how the description or analysis is increasing the reader’s understanding. After your report is written, use the following seven criteria to judge the adequacy of what you have written. Revisiting your written analysis will help you sharpen your conclusions and extend the usefulness of your research. Reading out loud will help improve the flow of writing Your data must be so complete that ambiguity does not exist.
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  • Summer '13
  • P.Aust
  • Writing, Qualitative Research, researcher, qualitative research report

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