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Qualitative research

  1. 1. QUALITATIVE RESEARCHSebastian Ramirez mayaVanessa GarciaJuan Marulanda
  2. 2. What is Research? •The word research is derived from the Middle French "recherche", which means "to go about seeking", the term itself being derived from the Old French term "recerchier" a compound word from "re-" + "cerchier", or "sercher", meaning search •“ we all carry out activities that have the basic characteristics and elements of research”(selinger and shohamy)Page  2
  3. 3. TYPES OF RESEARCHPage  3
  4. 4. Differences Between Qualitativeand Quantitative Research.Page  4
  5. 5. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH. “Is understood as any sort of research that produces findings which are not goten by estatistic procedures or other cuantificationPage  5 methods”(Corbin and Strauss, 1990)
  6. 6. Qualitative research has to be with investigations about people lives, lived experiences, behaviors, emotions, and feelings. (Corbin and Strauss 1998)Page  6
  7. 7. TYPES OF QUALTATIVE RESEARCH •CASE STUDY •PHENOMENOLOGY •ETHNOGRAPHY •BIOGRAPHY •GROUNDED THEORYPage  7
  8. 8. CASE STUDY Case study research excels at bringing us to an understanding of a complex issue or object and can extend experience or add strength to what is already known through previous research. A case study is an intensive analysis of an individual unit (e.g., a person, group, or event) stressing developmental factors in relation to context.Page  8
  9. 9. PHENOMENOLOGY Phenomenology literally means the study of phenomena. It is a way of describing something that exists as part of the world in which we live. Phenomena may be events, situations, experiences or concepts. We are surrounded by many phenomena, which we are aware of but not fully understand.Page  9
  10. 10. BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH “Collection and interpretation of “personal”or human documents”(Allport 1942) •Understanding major social shifts by including how new experiences are interpreted by individuals within famillies, small groups and institutions.Page  10
  11. 11. LIFE STORY AND LIFE HISTORY • A life story is a fairly complete narrating of one’s entire experience of life as a whole. • A life history is the collection, interpretation and report writing of the life.Page  11
  12. 12. ETHNOGRAPHYQualitative research methodaimed to learn and understandcultural phenomena whichreflect the knowledge andsystem of meanings guidingthe life of a cultural group. "When used as a method, ethnography typically refers to fieldwork (alternatively, participant- observation) conducted by a single investigator who lives with and lives like those who are studied, usually for a year or more." --JohnPage  12 Van Maanen, 1996.
  13. 13. GROUNDED THEORY Grounded theory is a relatively new approach to research originally defined as “the discovery of theory from data” (Glaser & Strauss, 1967,A grounded theory is one that isinductively derived from thestudy of the phenomenon it Page  13represents” (Corvin and Strauss)
  14. 14. HAVE A GO!!!Page  14
  15. 15. n k a ! h !! T u y oPage  15

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