- In your own words, discuss what it meant by the qualitative research approach to knowledge generation.
- What are the characteristics of qualitative research studies?
- Locate a nursing related journal article that used a qualitative research approach. Using what you know about qualitative research, answer the following questions:
- What was the problem area and research question?
- What were the study’s concepts, independent variables, dependent variables, and operational definitions (if any)?
- How did the author overcome the limitations of doing a qualitative study?
- Did the author question any collective subjective beliefs? If so, what were they?
- Did the qualitative study incorporate “human concern” for the client with effective nursing practice? Explain, providing examples from the study.
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