The Qualitative Report

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, June

Action Research as a Qualitative Research Approach in Interprofessional Education: The QUIPPED Approach
The Canadian government supports the transformation of education for health care providers based on the recognized need for an interprofessional collaborative approach to care. This first paper in a series of papers demonstrates the credibility of...
A Hierarchy of Medicine: Health Strategies of Elder Khmer Refugees in the United States
This study addresses ways Khmer refugee elders utilize traditional herbal medicine with Western biomedicine in the treatment and prevention of illnesses. Methods include semi-structured and informal interviews with elders and family members, semi-structured...
A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research
This paper provides a framework for developing sampling designs in mixed methods research. First, we present sampling schemes that have been associated with quantitative and qualitative research. Second, we discuss sample size considerations and provide...
First-Year Teachers and Induction Support: Ups, Downs, and In-Betweens
Novice teachers often struggle during the transition from being students of teaching to teachers of students. Consequently, high attrition rates characterize the first 3 years of teaching, underscoring a need to provide better support for beginning...
Implementing a Critically Quasi-Ethnographic Approach
This paper provides an account of the methodological approach of a study designed to address some fundamental questions relating to formative assessment. The paper reports on the use of a critically quasi-ethnographic approach and describes the practicalities...
Mixing Research Methods in Health Professional Degrees: Thoughts for Undergraduate Students and Supervisors
This commentary considers some of the challenges of applying mixed methods research in undergraduate research degrees, especially in professions with a clinical health focus. Our experience in physiotherapy academia is used as an example. Mixed methods...
Reconciling Dichotomous Demands: Telemarketing Agents in Bangalore and Mumbai, India
Though outsourcing has created enormous employment potential in India's information technology enabled services/business process outsourcing (ITES/BPO) sector, the implications for employees remain to be understood. The present paper describes employee...
Sampling Designs in Qualitative Research: Making the Sampling Process More Public
The purpose of this paper is to provide a typology of sampling designs for qualitative researchers. We introduce the following sampling strategies: (a) parallel sampling designs, which represent a body of sampling strategies that facilitate credible...
Two Autoethnographies: A Search for Understanding of Gender and Age
The authors describe a project that illustrates the use of autoethnography as a research methodology to better understand their decisions to become professors. Strangers to one another, both authors discovered common motivations to make mid-life changes...
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