This is an exciting time for professionals associated with physical
activity and the health professions. We have seen a substantial
increase in the amount and type of research being conducted.
Qualitative research has grown in popularity and has gained
respect as a viable method of answering important research questions.
Despite its broad appeal and inclusion in many disciplines,
however, qualitative research often has an ethereal or mystical
feel to it, particularly for those practitioners with strong roots in
physical activity and the health professions.
In this chapter you will learn: To define qualitative research, to explore the popularity of qualitative research, to understand why qualitative research is not held in high esteem by some practitioners and academicians, to learn about focus groups and their tremendous popularity,...
This book is structured in three parts. In Part I, we aim to sensitise you,
the reader, to the complex issues that challenge qualitative researchers
at the planning stage of their projects. In Part II, the challenge of using
different methodologies in practice is critically explored by 15 authors
who share their individual research experiences. Part III examines the
choices we make when we evaluate and present research.
We hope you will find this book both exciting and helpful. Inevitably,
there are many gaps in terms of topics and issues covered, and methodologies
‘Marketing research’ has often been called ‘market research’, and there has been
much confusion about what these terms actually mean. Indeed, some writers
have been so worried about the terminology that they have called their books
‘research for marketing decisions’ to overcome the problems. The term marketing
research, of which market research is but one element, encompasses the full range
of research and evaluation activities undertaken by marketing professionals to
guide them in decision making, and it is marketing research that I address in this
Thomas Ahrens Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the London School of
Economics where he has been working since 1996. His research is mostly qualitative.
It is broadly concerned with accounting and organisational process. Thomas has
compared management accounting practices in contemporary British and German firms
and studied the uses of performance measurement systems in a large U.K. restaurant
chain. He has also written on comparative and case study research in accounting.
Thomas’ latest research project is investigating performance measurement in British and
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh học quốc tế đề tài : Understanding the ‘four directions of travel’: qualitative research into the factors affecting recruitment and retention of doctors in rural Vietnam
The first edition of this text was written in the early 1990s. Since then, the field of
clinical research methods has continued to develop rapidly, and this second
edition has been extensively updated to reflect these developments. We have also
tried to make the whole book more user friendly, both in layout and in content.
All chapters now have summaries and boxes highlighting the key points, and we
have provided many more illustrative examples.
The biggest area of change is in our treatment of qualitative methods.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài:The applicability of normalisation process theory to speech and language therapy: a review of qualitative research on a speech and language intervention
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: How do drug users define their progress in harm reduction programs? Qualitative research to develop user-generated outcomes
We know from many research studies that practising
nurses and other healthcare professionals do not
always have the time, confidence or skills to carry
out research or systematic reviews for themselves.
Therefore they rely on reviews by other people
when considering innovations and developments
in their practice.
Our aim for this book, therefore, is to present
readers with the issues arising from conducting
systematic reviews and thereby to help them
understand reviews that they identify and read
when considering developing their health policy,
services and clinical practice....
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Still too little qualitative research to shed light on results from reviews of effectiveness trials: A case study of a Cochrane review on the use of lay health workers
Editors bring together a diverse group of scholars who share valuable qualitative research techniques and rich case examples. Qualitative methodologies and the different paradigms which guide them can be seen as both an alternative and complementary approach to quantification and positivism in social, personality, developmental, health, clinical, counseling, community, and school psychology.
This chapter explains how qualitative methods differ from quantitative methods. It also provides examples of the types of research that may use qualitative methods and introduces the primary qualitative methodologies.
Chapter 10 - Qualitative methods in health and human performance. This chapter includes contents: Qualitative methods, data collection methods, accurate interpretations? multiple methods, interviews, observations, constant comparison,...
The book is divided into four main parts: key issues in researching language learning/teaching, data collection, data analysis and writing up research. Both qualitative and quantitative methodologies are discussed, alongside popular mixed-methods approaches, such as triangulated studies, thus covering many of the methods commonly employed in the field.
The purpose of this book is to consciously deal with the fact that, most essentially,
the field of competitive intelligence embraces techniques of analysis that
rely upon intuition, subjective analysis, and qualitative (as juxtaposed to scientific
or quantitative) data. The fact that competitive intelligence often relies
upon scientific techniques and state-of-the-art technology, however, has tended
to cloud this crucial issue.
Observation, Focus Groups, and Other Qualitative Measures.
Categories of Research
• Quantitative research: research involving the use of structured questions in which response options have been predetermined and a large number of respondents involved • Qualitative research: research involving collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data by observing what people do and say
Evidence-Based Counselling and Psychological Therapies assesses the
impact of the international drive towards evidence-based health care on
NHS policy and the provision of psychological services in the NHS.
An outstanding range of contributors provides an overview of
evidencebased health care and the research methods that underpin it,
demonstrating its effect on policy, provision, practitioners and patients.
For tracking the marketing related behaviors
of online communities, “netnography” is a
stand-alone method. It is a way in which to
understand the discourse and interactions of
people engaging in computer-mediated
communication about market-oriented topics.