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Chapter 3: Concepts;

Key concepts of quantitative vs. Qualitative

Abstractions concepts(quantitative) and phenomena(qualitative)
Conceptual Model quantitative research, uses deductive reasoning, theory is beginning of research
Sensitizing Framework theory must be produced from research, qualitative study
Independent Variable what affects dependent variable, is intervention
Dependent variable variable that is being studied
Conceptual definition abstract or theoretical meaning
Operational definition specifies operations that must be performed in order to do research
Grounded Theory social, psychological and structural processes in social settings
Phenomenology philosophical, lived experiences, emotions
Ethnography patterns, lifeways, experiences of a culture
Quantitative Conceptual phase formulating problem, reviewing literature, clinical fieldwork, defining framework, developing definitions, formulating hypothesis
Quant Design and Planning phase selecting research design, developing interventions, identifying population, designing sampling plan, methods to measure variables, methods to safeguard participant rights, reiewing/finalizing research plan
Quant empirical phase colleciting data and preparing data for analysis
Quant analytical phase analyzing data and interperting results
Quant Dissemination Phase communicating findings and putting evidence into practice
Qualitative conceptual and planning Identify research problem, literature review, gaining entree into research sites, develop overall approach, address ethical issues of stuyd
Conducting qualitative study theories tend to develop as the study goes on, saturation is typically the marker of enough data collection
Created by: kalensnyder