Exploring 100 key questions (and answers) on the nature and practice of qualitative inquiry, this unique book addresses the practical decisions that researchers must make in their work, from the design of the study, through ethics approval, implementation, and writing. The book’s quick-scan, question-and-answer format make it ideal as a supplementary text or as a ready reference for graduate students preparing for comprehensive exams and writing research proposals, undergraduates in affiliated programs who will not be taking a primary course in qualitative research methods, and researchers working across disciplines in academic or practice environments.

What Kind of Time Investment Is Needed for a Qualitative Research Study?

What Kind of Time Investment Is Needed for a Qualitative Research Study?

Qualitative projects can take a long time to plan and implement. Projects that involve research collaborators, including industry or community partners, may require numerous meetings to identify researchable problems and put a project plan in place. The ethics review process, data collection, analysis, and writing may take several months, or longer, depending on the size and scale of the project. A researcher’s first qualitative project will take a lot of time to design and implement, whether that person is a student who is new to research or a senior scholar who is coming to qualitative research for the first time. There ...

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