This essay focuses on in Qualitative Research. Please note that your textbook is also a great resource and I urge you to use it within your answers along with other articles.
Chapters: (23) Data Collection in Qualitative Research and (24) Qualitative Data Analysis Nursing Research Author: Denise F. Polit; Cheryl Tatano Beck Publisher: Lippincott Williams &Wilkins ISBN: 978-1-4963-0023-2 Please note that your textbook is also a great resource and I urge you to use it within your answers along with other articles.
Participant observation extends further than ethnography and into other fields, including psychology. For example, by training to be an EMT and becoming a participant observer in the lives of EMTs. Palmer study how EMTs cope with the stress associate with some of the gruesome emergencies they deal with.
In qualitative research, the idea of recursivity refers to the emergent nature of research design. In contrast to standardize research methods, recursivity embodies the idea that the qualitative researcher can change a study’s design during the data collection phase.
From the perspective of the scientist, data collection, data analysis, discussion of the data in the context of the research literature. And drawing conclusions should be each undertake once (or at most a small number of times). In however, data are collect repeatedly until one or more specific stopping conditions are met. Reflecting a nonstatic attitude to the planning and design of research activities.
An example of this dynamism might be when the qualitative researcher unexpectedly changes their research focus or design. Midway through a study, base on their first interim data analysis.
Such an approach would not be permitt in an experiment. Qualitative researchers would argue that recursivity in developing the relevant evidence. Enables the researcher to be more open to unexpected results and emerging new constructs.