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PSY 301 - Research Methods: Qualitative Design

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PSY 301

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Qualitative Design

"Quantitative data is information about quantities, and therefore numbers, and qualitative data is descriptive, and regards phenomenon which can be observed but not measured, such as language.


Qualitative methods can include: diary accounts, open-ended questionnaires, documents, unstructured interviews, participant observation, and ethnography." 

The researcher is an active part of the process. Choices can be explained by the subjects. 

Qualitative Design eBooks

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Gunnison, CO 81230

Search Terms

This is only a small sampling of our resources. To explore further, use specific terms (ethnography, interviews, observation, etc.) or use the following subject terms (copy and paste directly):

Qualitative research

Psychology -- Research -- Methodology

Social sciences -- Research.

Psychology--Qualitative research

Case studies

Qualitative analysis (Research)

Qualitative methods (Research)

Ethnology--Qualitative research

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