For this assignment, you will explore the foundations and history of qualitative research methods.
You also will consider the unique characteristics that distinguish qualitative research from other forms of inquiry.
To prepare for this Assignment:
Consider the statement: Qualitative researchers study people in their natural settings, attempting to make sense of phenomena in terms of the meanings people bring to them.
Expand on this simple statement. In 4â€“5 paragraphs.
Explain several dimensions of this paradigm that make qualitative research interesting and unique.
Be sure to use the terminology you are learning (including but not limited to â€œphenomenaâ€, â€œconstructivist,â€ and â€œnaturalisticâ€), and provide historical context.
Be sure to support your main post and response with at least 4 references in APA style.