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    SPEAKER 1: What is grounded theory?Grounded theory is a term that can refer to a researchprogram and a research style.The term is used for three purposes.It can label a certain type of theory,which has been developed from analyzing empirical material,for example, a grounded theory of how migrants run into accessissues when it comes to seeking professional helpin a new country.

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    SPEAKER 1 [continued]: It can also be a label for a specific methodologicalapproach, for example, constructivist grounded theorymethodology.Finally, it can represent a specific process and attitudein the field, such as doing grounded theory research,according to Kathy Charmaz, a respected researcher.

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    SPEAKER 1 [continued]: Grounded theory research can be summarized in four features.1, the research starts from minimal preconceptionof the issue under study, which means it is not startingfrom a theoretical model.2, research is characterized by simultaneous data collectionand analysis.

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    SPEAKER 1 [continued]: 3, data analysis is using various interpretationsfor coding data, such as open and selective coding.And 4, studies are aiming at constructingmiddle-range theories as the outcome of research.

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Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Publication Year: 2018

Video Type:Tutorial

Methods: Grounded theory, Methodology, Theory

Keywords: grounded theory; grounded theory research; qualitative research; qualitative research methods

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An overview of grounded theory is presented, including the three distinct usages of the term and the four features of grounded theory research.

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What is Grounded Theory?

An overview of grounded theory is presented, including the three distinct usages of the term and the four features of grounded theory research.

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