Assignment 2: Qualitative Paradigms

Assignment 2: Qualitative Paradigms

In this assignment, you will gain an understanding of qualitative paradigms for your future dissertation.

Tasks:

  • Compare two qualitative paradigms—”a framework for observation and understanding what we see and how we understand it” (Bernard & Ryan, 2010; Hennink, Hutter, & Bailey, 2011).
  • Discuss the impact of understanding the research, reflexivity, researcher’s voice, and confidentiality in qualitative research conclusions and applications.

In about 750 words, write a paper including the following:

  • A description and reference of each of the two qualitative paradigms selected
  • The similarities and differences between the two qualitative paradigms
  • The impact of understanding the research, reflexivity, researcher’s voice, and confidentiality in qualitative research conclusions and applications

Note that your submission should follow AUO academic writing guidelines and APA rules for academic writing and referencing.