Northcentral Enhancing Quality of Findings of Longitudinal Case Study Discussion

review a research articles that use one or more of the four most common forms of qualitative research methods: Ethnography, Grounded Theory, The Case Study, and Action Research. These four methods may be based on any one of the three paradigms: postpositivism, interpretivism, or critical theory.

  • In this discussion, indicate, explain, and defend the rationale for the paradigms each of the articles reviewed were based on.

You can pick the research article, I have attached some of the required reading to help you out.

Ang, C. K., Embi, M. A., & Yunus, M. M. (2016). Enhancing the quality of the findings of a longitudinal case study: Reviewing trustworthiness via ATLAS.ti. The Qualitative Report, 21(10), 1855-1867. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Annansingh, F., & Howell, K. (2016). Using phenomenological constructivism (PC) to discuss a mixed method approach in information systems research. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 14(1), 39-49. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Balasubramanian, N. (2017). Perception of adolescence on healthy lifestyle and factors contributing to health and its barrier: Grounded theory approach. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research, 7(1), 26-30. doi:

Barry, H. E., Campbell, J. L., Asprey, A., & Richards, S. H. (2016). The use of patient experience survey data by out-of-hours primary care services: A qualitative interview study. BMJ Quality & Safety, 25(11), 851. doi:

Cultural anthropology; study data from stanford university provide new insights into cultural anthropology (The blue years: An ethnography of a prison archive). (2017). Science Letter, , 3964. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

El Hussein, M.,T., Kennedy, A., & Oliver, B. (2017). Grounded theory and the conundrum of literature review: Framework for novice researchers. The Qualitative Report, 22(4), 1199-1210. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Fontana, A., & Prokos, A. H. (2016;2007;). The interview: From formal to postmodern. Walnut Creek: Routledge Ltd.

Hollis, J. (1995). Effect of technology on enthusiasm for learning science.* In Spiegel, Collins, & Lappert (Eds.), Action Research: Perspectives from Teachers’ Classrooms. Tallahassee, FL: South Eastern Regional Vision for Education. Retrieved May 2012 from…

Ladner, S. (2014). Practical Ethnography : A Guide to Doing Ethnography in the Private Sector. Walnut Creek, CA: Routledge.

Lowry, L. L., & Cartier, E. A. (2016). Using the CMM Theoretical Lens to Deconstruct Problematic Discourse Regarding Quality and Rigor in Tourism Research: Can Transparency Bridge the Metatheoretical Divide?

MacKichan, F., Brangan, E., Wye, L., Checkland, K., Lasserson, D., Huntley, A., . . . Purdy, S. (2017). Why do patients seek primary medical care in emergency departments? an ethnographic exploration of access to general practice. BMJ Open, 7(4) doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013816

Morse, J. M. (2016/2012). Qualitative health research: Creating a new discipline. Walnut Creek: Routledge Ltd. doi:10.4324/9781315421650

O’Brian, R. (1998). An overview of the methodological approach of action research.* Retrieved May 2012 from

Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Weinbaum, R. (2017). A framework for using qualitative comparative analysis for the review of the literature. The Qualitative Report, 22(2), 359-372. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Qualitative methods; new qualitative methods data have been reported by N. ralph and co-authors (the methodological dynamism of grounded theory). (2017). Politics & Government Business, , 423. Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Rosenthal, M. (2016). Qualitative research methods: Why, when, and how to conduct interviews and focus groups in pharmacy research. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 8(4), 509-516. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2016.03.021

Taber, K. S. (2017). Beyond positivism. School-based Research: A Guide for Education Students, 323.

Trochim, W. (2006).Qualitative measures. Research methods knowledge base.* Retrieved May 2012 from

United States: North American climate, clean energy, and environment partnership action plan. (2016, Jul 01). Asia News Monitor Retrieved from the Trident Online Library.

Waring, J., & Jones, L. (2016). Maintaining the link between methodology and method in ethnographic health research. BMJ Quality & Safety 25(7), 556-557. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2016-005325

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