Qualitative research is a type of scientific research which includes document analysis, observation or interview. Qualitative research process describes the events in the natural environment realistically and holistically. Although quantitative research methods are mostly used in educational sciences, qualitative research methods are also used by the educational science researchers. An Introduction to Qualitative Research by Uwe Flick (2014) is an ideal guide for educational science researchers in regard to qualitative research methods and techniques.


Qualitative Research, Educational Science, Qualitative Data Analysis, Research Methods

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Ali Kılıçoglu is an MSc student in Educational Management at Usak University in Turkey. His research interests include educational management, administration, educational organizations, educational policy and organizational development. Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: a.kilicoglu.edu@gmail.com.

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