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Blending and Adapting Qualitative Research Approaches

Discussing how the five qualitative research approaches might be blended or adapted to suit particular research questions or topics.

Consider situations in which blending or adapting two or more research approaches might be useful. What kinds of research questions would benefit from such a blending or adapting?

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Within the realm of qualitative research, there are many different methodologies that can be employed to study any given phenomenon. In many cases, these different methods can be combined to create a study that provides plausible, realistic, and valid conclusion to the research question that has been developed. One does not want to approach such a project haphazardly, as a combination of methods must be thought out and be applicable to the ...