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    [MUSIC PLAYING][MUSIC PLAYING]So qualitative inquiry is a broad branchin which a particular orientationto the study of social life has been conceptualizedacross a variety of methodologies.So when we think about qualitative methodology,

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    we often think about the ways in which researchersmight go about studying social life as it happensas well as how they might study human experienceand everyday human interactions, cultural patterns,everyday cultural patterns as well.Qualitative inquiry, in general, isfocused on naturally-occurring environments.

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    So there's often a focus on the study of naturalistic spaces,rather than experimental spaces, so to speak.And this particular orientation to researchis one in which a variety of data sourcesare often collected.And it's also important to keep in mindthat qualitative inquiry is not just one thing.It includes quite a large set of methodological perspectives

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    as well as perspectives that across a varietyof research paradigms.[MUSIC PLAYING]

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Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Publication Year: 2017

Video Type:Definition

Methods: Qualitative data collection, Qualitative data analysis

Keywords: human experience; Social life

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Abstract

Professor Jessica Nina Lester explains qualitative inquiry as a broad research approach, particularly used in observations of natural environments, She calls qualitative inquiry the analysis of the human experience.

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Jessica Nina Lester Defines Qualitative Inquiry

Professor Jessica Nina Lester explains qualitative inquiry as a broad research approach, particularly used in observations of natural environments, She calls qualitative inquiry the analysis of the human experience.

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