1. When the researcher draws a sample that contains individuals or objects that will yield the most information about the topic, it is called _______.
1. The philosophical perspective used in qualitative research that assumes reality is socially created is called ________.
1. The type of study that begins with the data to form or develop a theory is a(n) ________.
1. In qualitative research, a(n) _______ is the tool used to collect the data.
1. The type of study in which a researcher investigates the lived experiences of a particular group is generally called a(n) _______.
1. How an everyday phenomenon reveals itself to an individual and what the individual felt, thought, and observed as the phenomenon occurred is known as a(n) _______.
1. The primary constructs under investigation in a qualitative study are its _______.
1. The main type of data analysis used in grounded theory research is generally known as ________.
1. The type of study in which a researcher is a participant and may be the only participant in the research is called a(n) _______.
1. The suspension or reduction of one’s own biases and assumptions while collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data is called _______.
1. When a researcher wants to investigate how data will fit into preexisting themes or categories, the researcher is using _______.
1. When qualitative data is closely examined for emerging themes or patterns, it is called a(n) _______.
1. The degree to which qualitative research results truly investigated the phenomenon of interest is called _______, which is equivalent to the term “validity” as used in quantitative research.
1. In qualitative research, the type of phenomenon being investigated is specified by a hierarchy, called the ________, which ranges from intrapsychic to social-cultural phenomena.
1. The degree to which qualitative research results are found in other similar studies is called _______. It is equivalent to the term “reliability” as used in quantitative research.