Qualitative Quiz

  • Created by: Gemmaa
  • Created on: 24-05-17 14:20
What is research method is inductive research used in?
Qualitative
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What research does using an inductive approach provide?
Research where observations / findings lead to theory
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Name 3 Strengths of qualitative research methods
Providers detailed info, multiple methods can be used and allows for better understandings into people's point of view
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Name 3 weaknesses of qualitative research methods
findings usually not generalised, more difficult to analyse and coding takes time
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Qualitative analysis involves sense-making?
True
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Name 3 steps in the qualitative analysis coding process
Transcribe, organise and code
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Ontology concerns what is appropriate knowledge about the social world?
True
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Epistemology is best described as
Something which concerns what is appropriate knowledge about the social world
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Are survey questions always closed?
No
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What type of research material will a focus group normally produce?
Qualitative
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What is the idea number of participants for an individual focus group?
6 - 10
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More recent ethnography has emphasised the need for a culturally sensitive approach to ethnography, true or false?
True
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Name 3 types of literature reviews
Narrative, systematic and meta-analysis
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What are 4 definitions of a literature review?
A systematic & logical account, a summary allowing others to build on established knowledge, allows for understanding of debates & contexts & not just description
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We carry out literature reviews in order to...
Understand what's already known about an area of study, to identify what remains to be discovered & effectiveness of research methods in previous studies
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Literature reviews can help us understand what methods are used to study a topic...
True
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Visual methods can be used as...
Part of data collection, part of the research process & as a tool to map treands in the population
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What is an example of a visual method?
Content analysis
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When doing research interviews which groups in society may it be hard to get consent from?
Those with mental health issues & children
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What are 3 possible issues associated with visual methods?
Difficult to create materials, access can be problematic & often requires consent
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In research, anonymity is?
When the researcher uses a pseudeonym instead of the respondents real name
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What is an interview?
A discussion between a research subject and a topic of choice
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What are the aims of an interview?
to gain an insight into respondents view, in-depth meanings, detailed answers, flexibility, search for new ideas, wider context (body language, tone etc)
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What 4 problems with interviews?
Unexpected behaviour, enviornment, desire to disagree needs to be supressed & sensitive issues can be problematic
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What is a structured interview?
Questions created before the interview & interviewer focuses on the process of getting the questions answered
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What is conversation analysis?
Analysis of talk that occurs in interaction in naturally occuring situations
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What is a signifer in semiotics?
A word that points to an object or action
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What is meant by signified in semiotics?
An object or action that springs to mind
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