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This will be a discussion post for my doctoral qualitative research class. You must support your response with at least two new peer-reviewed articles, but can also cite any of the provided resources. For this particular assignment, using Merriam, S. B., & Tisdell, E. J. (2015). Qualitative research: A guide to design and implementation. Jossey-Bass. Chs. 5-7, Bailey, C. A. (2018). A guide to qualitative field research. Sage. Ch. 7-9, Pan,L (2017) Preparing Literature Reviews : Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, and all other provided resources, respond to the following two topics:
In a qualitative study, how would you select and recruit your participants from all possible people who fit the group that you are interested in? One ethical challenge particularly pertinent to qualitative research is collecting the data from people who you may personally know (e.g., family members, co-workers, employees who report to you, etc.). After reading the chapters in both Merriam and Bailey, go back to readings in Module 3 and discuss what specific ethical concerns/risks might arise as a result of selecting participants from one’s personal networks. Outline strategies that can minimize such risks in qualitative studies.
* Using Bailey, chapter 8, post your interview guide here.
* When designing an Interview Guide: Write 10-15 interview questions to address your research question. The interview questions must include:
* At least 4 (out of 6) different types of questions that are discussed in the textbook
* Some that are written in different formats (e.g. hypothetical, devil’s advocate, ideal position, and interpretive)
* Probing sub-questions for some of the interview questions (used to tap deeper into participant’s responses).
* A logical sequence of questions for the participant. Think about starting chronologically, or starting with small ideas, and working to bigger ideas, etc.
Textbooks, blogs, magazine or internet articles, book chapters, or special reports, do not count toward the peer-reviewed minimum. Connections to the peer reviewed references should be used throughout your writing with in-text citations and matching reference citations.
For your reference, I am a healthy, white 34-year old female from Kentucky. I am extremely active and spend a lot of time working out and eating healthy food. Also, I am a college professor in the Exercise Science department and own an online fitness and nutrition coaching business. My dissertation topic is the effect of daily vs. weekly check-ins for adherence in an online fitness & nutrition coaching program ).
Please refer to this link for further explanation regarding my dissertation topic (https://docs.google.com/document/d/15iP494heIzm9H7gTWdo_Gs7Y3QErlDBWicy7Zdl51n0/edit)
I have attached the book chapters and recommended resources to elaborate on the assignment expectations. Make sure to provide substantial evidence from scholarly resources and refrain from making generalized statements. Textbooks, blogs, magazine or internet articles, book chapters, or special reports, do not count toward scholarly resources.