Monthly Archives: August 2013

How I Got Unstuck On My Dissertation

I asked for the right answer.  It was a lot simpler than I imagined it would be, even though I felt I should know the answers somehow by now or at least where to find them.   Everything was much easier … Continue reading

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Features and Common Practices of Qualitative Research

Qualitative research is quite broad, and to avoid boxing in a definition that excludes certain types of research or disciplines, it is helpful to consider features of qualitative research.   Understanding People’s Lives:  Using real-world conditions, qualitative research seeks to … Continue reading

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Comments From My Chair

These may help you also, especially if you are working on a program evaluation study.  I include the diagram format comment because it consistently appears that I am doing this wrong.  If anyone has a resource for how to format … Continue reading

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Limitations and Delimitations

Limitations are elements the researcher cannot control.  Delimitations are controllable.  Delimitations are endless, but it seems like most of us could encounter these limitations.   1.     Points on the Likert scale:  With five points (or any odd number), your evaluator can … Continue reading

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