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Qualitative Research Decision Making

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When we conducted the qualitative research, we put into account the responses of our informants. We also meticulously consider all the details of the data. We checked and rechecked all the transcriptions and the importance of the data that relate to each other on their themes.
To establish trustworthiness and credibility in the study, (Creswell, & Miller, 2000) suggested the choice of legitimacy of the procedures. The discussions about trustworthiness are governed by the research lens and its paradigm assumptions that can help the procedures in the study. We contend that in this study, the plausibility was determined by the response of the informants.
The transcribed data that were taken from the simulated conversation for query number two
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Particularly their experiences and situations before the data collection. Letters were send to the principal of the school stating the purpose of the study. Only those who met the requirement were included in the list. Then, we applied the different techniques to ensure that the participants honestly gave the information needed for the study. It is very important that the researchers develop a good relationship with our informants so that they will not get apprehensive in giving accurate…show more content…
Transferability implies generalizability of the findings and result of the study to other settings, situations, populations and circumstances. According to Crotty (1998), he stated that transferability in the naturalistic researcher maintains that no true generalizations is really possible, all observations are defined by the specific context in which they occur.
In order to address the dependability, we made sure that the answer were recorded in details and are completely record, thereby enabling a future researcher to repeat the work, if not necessarily to gain the same result. Furthermore, in addressing dependability we applied consistency in the collection and analysis of our data. Dependability must provide its audience with evidence that if it were replicated with the same or similar respondents in the same context, its finding would be repeated (Guba, & Lincon, 1989)
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