We describe the experiences and responses of a group of graduate students as they first encountered an in-depth study of qualitative research methods. Four themes emerged as having important contributions: the nature of previous research experiences, personal style and learning preferences, epistemological and philosophical commitments, and assessment of professional viability.
Qualitative Research, Conceptual Change, and Graduate Students Beliefs
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Reisetter, M., Yexley, M., Bonds, D., Nickels, H., & McHenry, W. (2003). Shifting Paradigms and Mapping the Process: Graduate Students Respond to Qualitative Research. The Qualitative Report, 8(3), 462-480. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol8/iss3/7