QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT (STEPS IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT WRITING,…
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT
STRUCTURE OF A QUALITATIVE REPORT
-Use personal pronouns in the introduction
-Try to include a reflective statement in your introduction
Methodology, Method & Procedure
methodology refers to the theoretical principles of research, which informs the methods that are then drawn to conduct the research.
You need to provide any information that will help the reader understand who the participants are eg. age, sex, economic status etc. In qualitative research you are trying to highlight the personal experiences of the people you interview.
Briefly state what you did.
State how you obtained permission for the study.
Describe in systematic steps how you obtained your findings. This is the part of the report where you try to convince your readers that your analysis is credible
5.Analysis & Interpretation
-Give a brief overview of the themes or findings you are going to discuss.
-Use personal pronouns if necessary
Formatting data extract ( when using data extracts introduce the point being made then the data extract
REFLEXIVITY & SUBJECTIVITY IN THE ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION SECTION
-Reflect on where you stand in relation to the research & how they may have affected your data analysis and collection.
References should be listed in alphabetical order of the first author.
STEPS IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT WRITING
-Identify the research topic
-Search &Review the literature
-Draw up an outline
-Organise your information
-Develop a list of key arguments
-Develop your research hypothesis
carry out the research
-Analyse the quantitative research data
-Write the first draft
-Polish your writing
-Cross check in text citation against the reference list
-Write the title page, the abstract
-Final Proof read