Uses words as opposed to numbers to explain a phenomenon. A broad term that encompasses several different methodologies that share many similarities. They helped us formulate an understanding of a phenomenon.
Also known as world view.
And observations as defined by its circumstance are context
What are the steps in the research process?
Components of a qualitative research
Review of the literature.
A more personal setting such as someone home not in the clinic interview room or researches office.
characteristics that restrict a population to a homogeneous group of subjects.
The point in which nothing new is emerging from the interviews
When the interview questions maybe broad like the overview
Grand Tour questions
Broad, abstract, overarching categories of meaning.